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DerekWills May 21st, 2017 5:44pm

Bob is legally carrying his handgun. He walks into a bar (leaves his gun in his car), has a couple, and leaves (reholstering his gun). A cop pulls him over and has him blow. He blows a .04 and shows no signs of impairment. Should he be arrested?

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liam2013 iowa
05/22/17 6:29 pm

You need to specify the state and jurisdiction this occurred in. Laws vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

Liberty 4,032,064
05/21/17 6:19 pm

Of course not, as he hasn't harmed anyone.

Diogenes FreeMeBe
05/21/17 3:29 pm

Of course if the officer is a young kid on the force who hasn't learned that borderline situations typically result in more paperwork and court time, he will probably be a prick and arrest him.

missmorganmarie ...
05/21/17 2:06 pm

why do 10 people say yes?

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geoag02 Dallas, TX
05/21/17 10:49 am

Does current law anywhere say yes?

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DerekWills Lone Star Gun Rights
05/21/17 10:56 am

In Texas, it's officer's discretion. You can blow a .01, show no signs of impairment, and be arrested for carrying while intoxicated. The reason is "intoxicated" is not defined anywhere in the statute.

RagingMystic covfefe
05/21/17 1:35 pm

Really? The fact that they didn't define "intoxicated" is really stupid.

geoag02 Dallas, TX
05/21/17 1:38 pm

I agree. They may not have intended it that way, but laws like this become the kind of stuff that cops use to put away people that piss them off.

RagingMystic covfefe
05/21/17 1:40 pm

I think it should be the legal limit for driving.

NKarta Please excuse my sanity
05/21/17 10:47 am

Absolutely not. If you're not drunk, you're not drunk.

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