Roseville official interfered in cop stop
A Roseville, Minn., city official interfered in a traffic stop by an officer in the city, the Roseville city attourney said this week. The Pioneer Press (http://www.twincities.com/north/ci_6538570) reported Friday that Janet Delmore, head of the suburb's Human Rights Commission, is under fire from city police and the city attorney for allegedly ignoring an officer's command for her to step away from a traffic stop. Police officer Brady Martin stopped a car July 25 for illegal window tint. The man, Andres Garza, 18, was involved in an incident five years ago with the same officer when Martin accused Garza of stealing a bike. It turns out that the bike belonged to Garza and Martin came under fire for the incident from Delmore. Delmore and Garza accused the police officer of racial profiling in both cases. Roseville's City Attorney has found probable cause that Delmore disobeyed police orders in the July 25 incident and said that city police could charge her with a misdemenor count of disobeying police orders. Delmore said she will bring the racial profiling allegations up to the city's peace officers board, regardless of charges filed against her.