The proper action would have been to issue Officer Bass a moving violation in this case and be done with the situation and NOT to come up with a lame excuse. I guess everyone texting can use the defense that they are just checking the weather in the future when getting a texting while driving ticket. This sets a bad precident for anyone.
Texting, checking your email, surfing the web, playing words with friends, or whatever is dangerous and should be considered unlawful.
Shame on CBPD.
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