Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press, Published October 10 2012
Lynx player: Issue with Roseville police is resolved
Augustus was pulled over on Monday in Roseville for having an air freshener hanging from her mirror. That violates a state statute. Augustus tweeted about the incident and appeared upset because she thought it was a case of racial profiling. She is black.
A Roseville police spokesman says the stop had nothing to do with race and added that Augustus was only issued a warning.
Augustus says she and Chief Rick Mathwig had “a great conversation.”
She says ready to put the incident behind her and prepare for the WNBA Finals. Game 1 is Sunday against Connecticut or Indiana.
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