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Friday, June 21, 2024 | Back issues
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High beams

HELENA, Mont. — The Montana Supreme Court ruled that police officers lacked “particularized suspicion” to stop a driver solely because he had flashed his high beams on and off once, in order to alert the deputies that their brights were on. The man pleaded guilty to aggravated DUI but any evidence collected from the stop must be suppressed.

Read the opinion here.

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