A Virginia prosecutor determined there was no legal basis for a March traffic stop that preceded a Black motorist’s arrest, and has called for an investigation into the incident.
The Washington Post reported Monday, May 10, that Fairfax Commonwealth attorney Steve Descano had dismissed all charges against 34-year-old Juanisha C. Brooks on April 16, and requested that the Virginia State Police open an internal affairs investigation.
A March traffic stop conducted by 49-year-old Virginia State police trooper Robert G. Hindenlang ended with Brooks facing four charges.
Brooks, a Department of Defense employee, spoke to NBC News about her ordeal on Tuesday. “I felt so helpless. All I could think about was Sandra Bland and Philando Castile.”
Brooks was heading home from celebrating her sister’s birthday on March 6 when she noticed emergency lights behind her and pulled over near the side of the highway, not far from her Alexandra, Virginia, home. She stopped, only after realizing the lights weren’t from an emergency vehicle that needed to pass by.
Dash camera footage of the encounter shows Brooks repeatedly asking why she was being pulled over, while Hindenlang only told her that he would show her if she stepped out of the car.
Juanisha Brooks was stopped by Virginia State Police in March. Photo: Juanisha Brooks/Facebook
“Why I am I stepping out the car?” Brooks asked.
“You get out I’ll show you what’s wrong with your car,” Hindenlang, a 24-year veteran of the force responded. According to police, Brooks was pulled over by Hindenlang and a trainee because she appeared to be tailgating other vehicles, was driving without headlights and was making unsafe lane changes.
Hindenlang pulled Brooks from the car, handcuffed her and asked when she last had something to drink. Brooks said it had probably been about two hours.
Brooks declined to take a breathalyzer test and Hindenlang said he was charging her with drinking under the influence.
She was transported to Fairfax County Jail, where she took a breathalyzer test that showed a 0.0 blood alcohol level. Brooks was charged with misdemeanor eluding, obstruction of justice, reckless driving and failing to have on headlights.
In a letter addressed to the police department’s Office of Internal Affairs, Descano wrote that after reviewing the dashcam video, “it appears that the stop was without proper legal basis” given a recent change in the law that banned pulling people over for dark taillights, and that the video “does not provide a factual basis to support the warrants or summons issued.”
A statewide ban on pulling people over for dark taillights had gone into effect on March 1, days before the stop.
Descano determined that neither the headlight nor taillight statutes were violated. All charges against Brooks were dropped.
“It’s sickening and unacceptable that any member of our community fears for their safety during a routine traffic stop,” Descano said. He also called for Virginia State Police to conduct an internal investigation into the incident.
Brooks, who has top-secret clearance at the Pentagon, said the Department of Defense questioned her about the stop. “My whole livelihood was on the line,” Brooks said. “You can’t have any charges when you have a clearance.” She said she has filed a formal complaint against the department. Police spokesperson Corinne Geller said there is no record of the suit, and defended the officer’s conduct, saying there was “reasonable suspicion for the trooper to initiate a traffic stop.”
‘American Idol’s’ David Archuleta Comes Out as LGBT During Pride Month – Viralmula.com
David Archuleta — among “American Idol’s” well-known runner-ups throughout its history — simply came out as belonging to the LGBTQ+ neighborhood … which he describes is particularly tough considering his spiritual training.
The ‘AI’ alum — who positioned 2nd during the 7th season of ‘Idol,’ losing to David Cook — simply shared his reality online, publishing a sincere IG that exposed he determines as both bisexual and nonsexual … although he states he at first believed he may’ve been gay.
David composes, “I came out in 2014 as gay to my family. But then I had similar feelings for both genders so maybe a spectrum of bisexual. Then I also have learned I don’t have too much sexual desires and urges as most people which works I guess because I have a commitment to save myself until marriage.” He goes on to describe nonsexual appears to, sometimes, explain him finest … while including he’s doing this to assist others who may be in comparable scenarios.
Particularly, DA states he desires folks who are committed to their faith and who may likewise be gay, bi or anything else that they are not alone … as he describes that he originates from a Mormon background himself. Generally, David states you can both be spiritual and recognize as LGBTQ+.
He states, “[P]lease consider making room to be more understanding and compassionate to those who are LGBTQIA+, and those who are a part of that community and trying to find that balance with their faith which also is a huge part of their identity like myself.” DA goes on, “I think we can do better as people of faith and Christians, including Latter-day Saints, to listen more to the wrestle between being LGBTQIA+ and a person of faith.”
Effective words from the star singer-songwriter — and it comes at a specifically significant time … keep in mind, June is Pride Month.
TSRSisStoleMyLook: C’mon then futuristic vibes! Roomies, CardiB, KhloeKardashian and BerniceBurgos were all photographed in this blue fit! They’r
TSRSisStoleMyLook: C’mon then futuristic vibes! Roomies, CardiB, KhloeKardashian and BerniceBurgos were all photographed in this blue fit! They’re all serving BAWDY, but we want to know who rocked it best?! 🔥👀
Queen Elizabeth Insists on Cutting Cake with Sword, Testy with Aide – Viralmula.com
Queen Elizabeth II isn’t blind … something she advised an aide of when they attempted providing her another alternative for cake-cutting … aside from the 3-foot sword she wound up utilizing.
Her Majesty commemorated her “official” birthday Saturday — which is really various than her genuine DOB, April 21 — and amidst all the celebrations was Liz cutting a ritualistic piece of a cake that had actually been trotted out to her at the Eden Job in Cornwall … where she was on hand for G7 responsibilities, to name a few world leaders — consisting of Joe Biden, Boris Johnson and others.
Jill Biden was really there too, as was Kate Middleton … who enjoyed QE2 effort to cut her bday cake with an extremely long blade which we think is … custom??? Who the hell understands — point is, the Queen appeared dead-set on getting it done, regardless of her singing doubts.
At one point, somebody on her personnel made a fast note as HRH appeared to have a hard time a bit with the uncomfortable task — keeping in mind there was a knife there too, if that was simpler for her.
See what occurs … Elizabeth shot the aide a WTF appearance, and informed her straight … “I know there is.” Her fast wit and sharp tongue got a substantial chuckle from everybody around her. No damage, no nasty undoubtedly — however we need to state … her putting the aide in her location is funny.
BTW, the jokes from the Queen didn’t end there … she got back at more chuckles that exact same day when she was posturing on phase with the shot-callers of the complimentary world — freely asking if they were simply expected to sit there and look like they were enjoying themselves. Fantastic shipment!
Oh, and we need to likewise point out … QE2 got an appropriate event at Windsor to begin her weekend — with a huge procession that had plenty of pomp and scenario … and appropriately so. She’s a ripe 95 years of ages now — and still going strong even at this age.
So yes, trot out the horses, flags and airshow theatrics … provide it up for the Queen, dammit!
Instagram Thots1 month ago
Lucene Duarte Onlyfans Leak, Videos, Mega Link
Instagram Thots1 month ago
Bhad Bhabie’s OnlyFans Topless Nude Photos And Videos Leak
Instagram Thots9 months ago
Instagram THOT Review : Nickiitheboss OnlyFans Leak,BIO,MEGA LINKS
Instagram Thots2 months ago
BHAD BHABIE ONLYFANS LEAK
Celebrities1 month ago
Rapper Pooh Shiesty Sextape with Transgender Leaked!! (GRAPHIC)
Instagram Thots9 months ago
Instagram THOT Review – Urfavraee ONLYFANS LEAK,BIO,MEGA LINK
Instagram Thots5 months ago
Ravieloso ONLYFANS LEAK BIO MEGA LINK
Celebrities2 months ago
ANGELA SIMMONS ONLYFANS LEAK ONLINE (FANS CALL HER AN HOE)