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Posted by SoWhat, Wed Oct-08-14 02:05 PM
>that is
>they had him on a seat belt violation
>could he justify his refusal to comply with subsequent
>as he didn't want to incriminate himself further

no. not at all.

>they got the seatbelt violation, and could have just wrote the
>but I'm missing how a traffic stop turns into probable cause,

the cops could order him out of the car. they're allowed to do so during a traffic stop.

but they didn't have to.

i don't expect these officers will be criminally charged as they didn't commit any crime here. but i do see the brother's excessive force claim in federal civil court.