FRAMINGHAM (AP) — President Barack Obama’s uncle plans to argue that police did not have the right to stop his car before his arrest on a drunken driving charge.
A lawyer for Onyango Obama told a judge Thursday he plans to file a motion to suppress the traffic stop that led to his client’s arrest in August because Obama was not committing any motor vehicle violations.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Obama did not speak during the brief appearance in Framingham District Court.
WBZ-TV’s Alana Gomez reports.
A hearing on the motion is scheduled for Jan. 12.READ MORE: Trail Blazers Rally Past Celtics 109-105
Obama has pleaded not guilty.
Obama is the half-brother of the president’s late father.
He was initially held without bail on a detainer from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on allegations he violated an order to return to Kenya, but has since been released.MORE NEWS: Mendon Restaurant Staff Stunned By $4,000 Tip Left By Peloton Challenge Team
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