August 15, 2011

A Massachusetts man is facing five years in prison after secretly recording an argument between himself and a police officer who had pulled him over for a traffic infraction.

Robert E. Mansfield was charged with felony wiretapping after he walked into the police station asking police to rescind the citation for having an obstructed license plate because of a tinted cover.

At some point during his conversation with officers at the police station, he informed them he had recorded the argument between himself and the officer.

That was when they searched his car, found two cell phones and arrested him, according to the Patriot-Ledger.

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