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DEA withdraws request to scan plates on I-15, but may do it anyway

Posted By admin On June 12, 2012 @ 7:24 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Jared Page
ksl.com [1]
June 12, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has withdrawn its request to install stationary license plate readers on I-15 [2] in Beaver and Washington counties, Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, said Monday.

But that doesn’t mean the DEA is abandoning the plan.

“From our very first discussions in early May about this, I was informed that it was the DEA’s position that they didn’t need our permission (to install the license plate readers)” Weiler said, “that they were asking our permission as a courtesy.”

Last month, DEA and law enforcement officials met with the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee, seeking permission to install the technology on the freeway.

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