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You Have the Right to Remain Silent

A Chicago, Ill., police officer arrested Anthony X. Aranda, 25, after he allegedly failed a field sobriety test and refused to take a breath test. The officer then found out that Aranda’s passenger, Imelda Marines, 25, had an outstanding warrant and arrested her as well. As soon as the officer put Aranda in the back of the car, he switched on the vehicle’s video system. Back at the station, he reviewed the footage, and noticed that, while he was arresting Marines, Aranda was talking to himself, allegedly saying he needed to get home to get rid of his drugs and weapons. Then, during the drive to the station, the camera captured Marines telling Aranda that she had methamphetamine hidden inside a body cavity where investigators couldn’t find it. Officers searched her and, of course, found the meth, and obtained a warrant to search Aranda’s home, where they found a sawed-off shotgun, ammunition, cocaine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. (MS/WMAQ Chicago) ...Keep the cameras on in their cells and maybe we can find out where Jimmy Hoffa is.
Original Publication Date: 25 October 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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