SUPREME COURT DEALS A BODY BLOW TO “POLICING FOR PROFIT”

By: Benjamin D. Allen After his father died, Tyson Timbs used proceeds from an insurance policy to purchase a Land Rover SUV for $42,000.  Sometime after he purchased the vehicle, police arrested Timbs for dealing in a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit theft.  After pleading guilty to these offenses, an Indiana state court sentenced him to one year of …