Wisconsin driver’s note avoids parking ticket

WAUSAU, Wisconsin (CNN Newsource/KRON) — A Wisconsin driver, who left a car at a metered space, got out of a parking ticket by leaving a note.

It says, “Please take pity on me. I walked home…Safe choices.” There was also a smiley face on the note.

The officer who came across the car gave into the request and wrote back, “Pity granted, just a warning.”

The officer also wrote $0.00 on the warning.

The Wausau Police Department posted about the exchange on Facebook, saying, the officer appreciates people making safe choices who also have a good sense of humor.


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