CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN Town News) — Queen Metropolis Information has attained North Carolina Freeway Patrol dashcam movie demonstrating a targeted traffic quit involving Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) right after he was pulled over in Cleveland County in March and charged with driving with a revoked license.
Cawthorn, a Henderson County Republican symbolizing North Carolina’s 11th Congressional district, was pulled around on March 3 – the third time the politician had been stopped considering that Oct 2021.
The initial traffic end arrived on Oct 18, 2021, on Interstate 40 in Buncombe County for driving 89 miles for every hour in a 65 mph zone.
Cawthorn was pulled around yet again on January 8, 2022, on US 74 in Polk County for driving 87 mph in a 70 mph zone.
The representative was driving a white, 20098 Dodge in equally stops.
On March 3, Cawthorn was pulled about yet again. Authorities stated he was driving on US 74B all-around 10:30 p.m. in Cleveland County in a 2019 Toyota pickup that went still left of center.
For the duration of the cease, investigators uncovered that Cawthorn’s license had been revoked.
In the dashcam online video, a North Carolina trooper informs approached the truck and told Cawthorn his tag was expired. He took his driver’s license again to the cruiser and ran it as a result of the process.
That is when the trooper found out the license had been revoked thanks to an “out-of-state” ticket.
“Unfortunately, I have gotta just take your license,” the trooper mentioned to the congressman at the driver’s-side window, outlining there was a “pickup buy.”
“Is that so?” stated Cawthorn in reply.
The audio in the online video is inaudible at situations, but an unidentified female in the passenger seat exits the car and carries Cawthorn’s wheelchair to his aspect of the motor vehicle.
Cawthorn will get into the chair and goes towards the passenger facet although telling the patrolman to “have a fantastic evening.”
He was billed with a Course 3 misdemeanor demand of driving with a revoked license.
The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that Cawthorn was charged with driving with a revoked license in 2017 in Buncombe County. That cost was afterwards dismissed.
Right after the incident in March, a consultant for Cawthorn told Queen City News that the congressman expects “the visitors issues to be fixed swiftly and we continue being targeted on serving the constituents of NC-11.”
A courtroom day for his incident in Cleveland County is Could 6.