Legal fish, Illegal stop – Fishermen Turned Medical Students Settle Civil Rights Case Against Washington F&W

012116AJ_MatthewTarabochiaWashington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife will formally acknowledge Friday that it violated the constitutional rights of two brothers who commercially fished the Columbia River. The agency’s admission of wrongdoing is part of a settlement in a lawsuit that has changed agency practices. It stems from a traffic stop nearly nine years ago in rural southwest Washington. The traffic stop happened on the morning of March 23, 2007. The location was tiny Wahkiakum County across the Columbia River from Astoria. It was captured on video. Read the article here 12:52

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