Mount Juliet, TN asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for North Carolina

Q: Can a police officer write me citation for driving on revoked even if he did not pull me over.?

He was at the motel I reside at picking up someone with warrants and seen me drive around the parking lot and park. I went down to front desk an hour after me parking the car and he came in and wrote me a dwlr ticket

1 Lawyer Answer
Bill Powers
Bill Powers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: GREAT QUESTION - We've seen this happen in the past, although it involved a law enforcement officer whom was basically a neighbor and regularly checked DMV records.

While a citation may be written, that does NOT necessarily mean it can be proven in court.

Makes sense to talk to an experienced attorney ASAP.

Bill Powers

North Carolina Traffic Law Attorney

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