Cigarette sparked dispute with trooper in Sandra Bland traffic stop


By theGrio

According to the lawyer representing Sandra Bland’s family, the encounter between Bland and a Texas state trooper escalated because she wouldn’t put her cigarette out.

Cannon Lambert describes his version of the dashcam footage of the traffic stop to NBC News. The details seem seem routine:

  • Bland was pulled over by a Texas state trooper
  • Trooper approaches her vehicle on the passenger side and asks for her license/insurance
  • Bland complies and gives …read more

    Via:: The Grio