posted on May, 7 2009 @ 04:06 PM
This cop is giving back the money he took:
CNN) -- Authorities who seized $8,500 and assorted jewelry from a Tennessee man after a traffic stop in east Texas have agreed to return the property
after his case drew attention from CNN.
Police in the small East Texas town of Tenaha are accused of unjustly taking valuables from motorists.
1 of 3 Roderick Daniels said police in Tenaha, Texas, took the money in October 2007 after they stopped him for doing 37 mph in a 35-mph zone. He
said police threatened him with money-laundering charges and promised not to prosecute if he signed over the cash, which Daniels said was to buy a new