✓ These extrajurisdictional stop cases tax your brain: They actually make your head hurt a little bit trying to understand them.
✓ This driver pointed out that when she was stopped by the officer she was in the northbound lane of traffic which, technically, was not in the officer’s home jurisdiction.
✓ You should know: generally an officer can arrest a person outside its jurisdictional lines if we have a felony or a misdemeanor, but the officer is not allowed to stop a car outside its jurisdiction for a mere traffic infraction or other petty offense.
✓ The reason why traveling exactly 26 miles per hour over the speed limit made the difference in this DUI stop.
✓ There are three different statutory provisions that speak to situations where police stop cars outside their home turf.