FlyerTalk Member Cleared of All Charges in Airport Security Identification Case
FlyerTalk member pmocek has been found by a jury not guilty of all four charges levied against him in what is being considered a landmark case pertaining to the rights of passengers when traveling.
The Gate first reported on this story back on November 16, 2009, and many FlyerTalk members are rejoicing at the decision of the court regarding how pmocek was arrested at the airport security checkpoint in Albuquerque, New Mexico for refusing to show his identification upon demand of Transportation Security Administration, or TSA.
Start reading here for the portion of the story after the verdict was reached which, among other things, includes a first-hand account of the court proceedings by FlyerTalk member bdschobel who was personally in the courtroom, as well as a link to a video of the actual incident which precipitated this court case.
To start from the beginning to get the complete story, please read the Flyer “Processed” (Arrested?) in NM After Declining to Show ID thread.