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DHS Checkpoint Blog Entry 14: Obedience Training

On November 26th, I was stopped & seized for about the 50th time since the beginning of 2008. The seizure took place at an internal suspicionless Homeland Security checkpoint along Southern Arizona's SR86 near mile post 146. SR86 is an East-West public highway located over 40 miles North of the border and never intersects the border at any point.

During the stop, Agent Gilmore admitted he knew who I was & all three agents told me I wasn't being detained. Nonetheless, these facts didn't stop the agents from refusing to allow me to go about my lawful business, choosing instead to escalate the encounter by requesting that I move to secondary inspection for more intensive scrutiny absent my consent or any articuable suspicion.

While continuing to deny that I was being detained and refusing to allow me to leave, the agents threatened me with arrest for impeding their operations. After



Added: Jan-7-2009 Occurred On: Nov-26-2008
By: CheckpointUSA
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Tags: Border Patrol, immigration, drug war, police state, roadblocks, checkpoints, Homeland Security
Location: Three points, Arizona, United States (load item map)
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