A friendly reminder: Do not tell cops you have drugs or paraphernalia

Here is a rule to always keep in mind: Never answer questions from a cop about whether you are committing a crime. And always refuse to consent to searches of your person, your bags, your vehicle and your home. Very recently, a woman in Niceville, Florida, was arrested after employees at the shop where she was parked reported her for suspicious behavior. When officers asked whether she was in possession of anything that might get her in trouble, she very helpfully replied that yes, she had an assortment of syringes and spoons associated with narcotics use, as well as a...

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