The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution prohibits "unreasonable searches and seizures," but this has apparently been suspended in northern California.
A team of 15 federal officers broke down a Stockton man's door at 6 AM yesterday, then arrested him, placed him in handcuffs and sat him in a patrol car for six hours while they searched his house. The man, Kenneth Wright, was put in the patrol car with his three young children. The federal SWAT team wasn't even looking for Kenneth Wright, but for his estranged wife, who wasn't on the premises.
On the surface, this would appear to be a gross violation of the Fourth Amendment. Have we become a police state?
Read it all here.