close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Freeway follies

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by blueiron, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. blueiron

    blueiron

    Messages:
    11,150
    Likes Received:
    17
    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2004
    Camera catches driver speeding while standing through car's sunroof

    by Kathleen Gormley - Jan. 8, 2010 06:36 PM

    The Arizona Republic


    A Chandler man suspected of standing through his open sunroof while speeding on Valley freeways has turned himself in.

    Arizona Department of Public Safety officers arrested 25-year-old Richard Anthony Flores on suspicion of reckless driving and criminal speed, DPS reported.

    DPS said Flores was involved in three incidents on Valley freeways.
    During the first incident on Nov. 6, Flores reportedly reached 90 mph in a 65 mph zone on the San Tan portion of the Loop 202 near Lindsey Drive.

    In the other two incidents, Flores was captured on camera driving his Volkswagen Passat while standing through his sunroof. Those incidents occurred minutes apart on Nov. 11 on westbound U.S. 60 near Mesa Drive, then Alma School Road. Flores reached speeds of just under 80 mph, according to DPS.

    Flores' vehicle triggered DPS photo enforcement cameras 14 times in October and November. Investigators have tied Flores to eight of those violations.

    Flores turned himself in Thursday morning after DPS officers encouraged his family Wednesday night to have Flores contact them.

    Bailey said Flores "wasn't surprised when he was contacted."

    He was also served with seven civil speeding citations.



    http://www.azcentral.com/community/...0/01/08/20100108abrk-sunroofspeeding0108.html
     
  2. MeefZah

    MeefZah Cover is Code 3

    Messages:
    4,235
    Likes Received:
    799
    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2008
    Location:
    Lost Coast, Cali
    Interesting, that stuff is an "on view" violation here so an officer would have to witness it. Wonder if they wrote him for seat belt too? The troops do love the seat belt tickets...
     

  3. 4949shooter

    4949shooter

    Messages:
    10,254
    Likes Received:
    902
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2006
    Location:
    New Jersey Republik
    Nice.

    It takes all kinds.
     
  4. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

    Messages:
    53,600
    Likes Received:
    37,566
    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2002
    Location:
    1504 South 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454
    Tall in the saddle.
     
  5. steveksux

    steveksux Massive Member

    Messages:
    21,814
    Likes Received:
    3,619
    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2007
    And short in the hat.

    Randy
     
  6. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

    Messages:
    53,600
    Likes Received:
    37,566
    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2002
    Location:
    1504 South 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454