Friday, July 28, 2006


Cell Phone Picture Called Obstruction Of Justice

`A Philadelphia family said they are outraged over the arrest of one of their family members. [..]

Cruz said police told him that he broke a new law that prohibits people from taking pictures of police with cell phones.

“They threatened to charge me with conspiracy, impeding an investigation, obstruction of a investigation. … They said, ‘You were impeding this investigation.’ (I asked,) “By doing what?’ (The officer said,) ‘By taking a picture of the police officers with a camera phone,'” Cruz said.’

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