Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota

Q: Was driving home at night got pulled over where the trooper shined her spotlight in my side mirror directly in my face

Would that be considered assault of some kind due to me asking her to turn it off and she refused and or what can be done about it

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Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Answered
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Rogers, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: No. That is not an assault. There is no violation of the law there that I am aware of. It’s unclear what you are asking.

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: Most police do that. I'm not aware of any legal remedy to stop it. You could adjust your mirror, so that it does not reflect into your eyes.

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