Q: can someone challenge the probable cause to pull over a vehicle when it was a case of mistaken identity?
the descriptions of the people who were wanted, looked nothing like the people in the vehicle. including one of the suspects who was wanted has both arms completely tattooed. the passenger in the vehicle had a wife beater on so the off duty police officer who originally watched these people get in and out of their car and then stopped them as they were pulling out of the rental car parking lot could see that the white suspect had two small tattoos on his arms not matching the description of the wanted suspect. the height, weight, hair color, facial hair, none of it matched the description of the person who was wanted. the only thing in common was one white male and one tongan male.
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