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Mayor gets speeding warning, demands ticket

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A Michigan mayor says a warning wasn’t enough after he was stopped for speeding. So he asked for a ticket instead — and got it.

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts was pulled over Monday on the way to City Hall for going 45 mph in a 40 mph zone. The officer told him to watch it next time.

Fouts says he was uncomfortable the entire day with just a warning, thinking it might be construed as favoritism. So he called the deputy police commissioner and demanded the ticket.

Police delivered it to Fouts’ office and Fouts paid the $100 fine.

Fouts told The Detroit News that he “had to set an example.”

Read more: Mich. mayor gets speeding warning, demands ticket

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Written by allpositivenews

04/18/2009 at 10:39 am

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  1. And then he just happened to notify the press. Class guy all the way.

    Donald Mills

    04/18/2009 at 10:49 am

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