Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: I was arrested for driving to work for suspended license twice in 7 days. What Civil rights and laws did they break?

Secind time in 7 days now. First time deputy who was sitting at four way with another deputy in second vehicle, pulled out and went on by as i turned into parking lot of patels gas station where they were both sitting. I went in paid for gas and soft drinks walked out pumped gas got back started van and lit a cigarette. As i ststed to leave i noticed the second deputy is still sitting there. So I stop whike sitting there thinking what to do, due to fact i have no driver’s liscense, thw deputy number one pulls back in turns on blue

Lights and proceeds to tell me im under arrest and why, then officer two has pulled around to eare of parking cop #1 and i are in. I had never even entered the highway again since i initially entered into the store premises. Today i saw the road block last minute.. turned my right blinker on and tunred into Homers pool haul. I told them my brother owned a roll back service ans they still had it towed by someone else. Now im 50-60ft away from this county ro

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: It is important to note that driving with a suspended license is considered a criminal offense and therefore subject to criminal laws, not civil rights laws. However, in general, law enforcement officers are required to follow proper procedures and protocols when making an arrest, and individuals have the right to legal representation during their criminal proceedings.

In your specific case, it may be advisable to seek the advice of a criminal defense attorney who can evaluate the circumstances surrounding your arrests and advise you on whether any of your rights were violated.

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