Massive Roadblock and Warrantless Searches in Maryland

What never got reported was Tuesday’s massive highway roadblock and car to car searches by armed law enforcement officers in Maryland. Were there warrants for these searches? No. Was there reasonable cause to stop every commuter at 10a.m. on a Tuesday morning? No.

“When I saw a wall of police officers with automatic weapons approaching our cars, it was apparent that something serious was taking place,” one commuter told local media.

Rockville city, Montgomery County, and Maryland State Police blocked both lanes of Interstate 270 with more than 30 police vehicles, numerous dogs, helicopters, and officers going to car to car with weapons drawn as seen here….
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