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If my registration is up to date, can a cop pull me over for registration problems?

I was driving home yesterday when a police officer pulled me over just outside of my town. Everything seemed routine, asked me for my license and registration, which I politely gave to him. The officer told me that I was pulled over because my stickers were out of date, however, I know this to be false because I just got new stickers put on the car (its a new car). The officer, once hearing my objection, hesitated and then said that he actually pulled me over because I looked suspicious. Apparently I was looking at my seat (where my purse was) too much or something. The officer let me go without warning or ticket. Even if I looked suspicious, does that give reason to pull me over for valid registration stickers?

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    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    No he is just being a jerk.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 8/24/2013
    John J. Carney | The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq.
    401 East 34th Street
    New York, NY 10016
    (917) 696-2363
    The police can stop you for a ticket or if hey believe you are about to commit a crime or have committed a crime, like smoking pot or DWI.
    Answer Applies to: New York - Replied: 8/23/2013
    Laurie Schmidt | Law Offices of Laurie A. Schmidt, P.C.
    Law Offices of Laurie A. Schmidt, P.C.
    Denver, CO 80203
    (303) 747-4686
    A cop has to have a reason to pull you over "you look suspicious" is not a reason and the officer's action violated your rights.
    Answer Applies to: Colorado - Replied: 8/22/2013
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