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Trooper pulls over SC mayor, then mayor pulls trooper over
January 24, 2012 The South Carolina Law Enforcment Division is being asked to investigate whether a mayor overstepped his bounds. Norway is a small town between Aiken and Orangeburg. The town's mayor may be in hot water yet again.





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Trooper Pulls Over Mayor, Mayor Pulls Trooper
Subscribe To Cops n' Crashes Now To Catch All Of The Action! http://www.wistv.com/story/21572378/suspended-norway-mayor-jim-preacher-die s Jim Preacher dies. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety has released a copy of a patrolman's dash camera video showing the trooper ticketing Norway's mayor and then being pulled over himself -- by the mayor. DMV records show Norway Mayor Jim Preacher was driving the town's unmarked Dodge Charger 70 mph in a 55 mph zone on Jan. 18. Preacher was just outside the town's limits when the trooper picked up the speeding on his radar. After the trooper issued Preacher a four-point ticket, the video shows Preacher make a U-turn and turn his lights and sirens on to make a stop on the trooper. "Can I see your driver's license," the Norway mayor asked the trooper. The trooper pulls his license out when Preacher tells him the reason for the stop, "Are you familiar with interfering with a police officer?" Preacher asked. Preacher claims he was acting as the town's chief constable and was investigating an attempted armed robbery at a gas station that night in Norway. Preacher was driving the former chief's patrol car. Norway has been without a police department since August 2011, after former mayor Cindy Williams sent a letter to the state's criminal justice academy, stating that Norway "disbanded" its police force because the town couldn't afford the officers. Preacher took the trooper's license and patrol car registration and spent 23 minutes with it, sitting inside his Charger. The trooper's dash cam audio caught the entire episode. You can hear the trooper complying with Preacher's commands, and then a string of phone calls between the trooper and his supervisors. In the first call, the trooper tells his boss, "I don't know what he pulled me for; he—I don't know. He's back there now, I don't know what he's doing." Seventeen minutes into the stop, the trooper's supervisor tells him to take his phone to Preacher. "I'm going to file a formal complaint, I'm going to take him back to my office and issue him a ticket for interfering with a police officer," Preacher told the unidentified supervisor. Preacher tells the supervisor that he should have gotten a "professional courtesy," since he was a law enforcement officer, and let go without a ticket. "Son, you got a lot to learn," Preacher told the trooper as he handed him his license back and drove away. Preacher did not issue the trooper a ticket for interfering. DPS launched an investigation into the stop the following day. After reviewing the tapes, DPS turned their investigation over to the State Law Enforcement Division to determine whether Preacher violated state law in stopping the trooper. SLED is also investigating whether Preacher had any police powers, since his law enforcement certification records show that his certification is "inactive" with the academy. Preacher claims he is acting as Norway's "chief constable," a title granted to him during a Jan. 9, 2012 council meeting in Norway. Preacher who was sworn in as the town's mayor just days before that, makes $32,000 a year in that position, according to records. SLED turned its investigation over to the State Attorney General's office for an opinion as to whether Preacher has police powers, and the authority to conduct traffic stops. The AG has not issued its opinion as of this report. UPDATE: A grand jury indicted Norway, SC Mayor Jim Preacher and South Carolina governor Nikki Haley suspended him from office. He is accused of impersonating a police officer, drawing pay without council approval, and nepotism when hiring his own son to work for the city. The indictments claim that among other things, Preacher stopped State Trooper Williams "without the authority, justification and certification to do so mandated by S.C. Criminal Justice Academy qualifications http://www.wistv.com/story/21572378/suspended-norway-mayor-jim-preacher-die s





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Dumb guy passes Jersey Trooper. *UPDATE* FWI: This occured on I-295 N in West Deptford/Westville area around mile post 24. The trooper was going 60mph. The posted speed limit at the time was 50mph due to it being a work zone even though the work was finished the signs were still posted. I saw the trooper way ahead and pulled in behind. I know exactly what he was up too. I drive this road every day for the last 15 years. They either poke along like this waiting for a speeder or they just go hammer down in the left lane like 95mph.




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