chuckbradley Posted January 5, 2007 Share Posted January 5, 2007 (edited) Last month i bought my son a car on ebay located in chicago. The dealer puts an illinois temp tag on it. while waiting for the title my son gets pulled over in Lexington for nothing and gets a ticket for improper display of registration. The officer tells my son the numbers were too small on the temp tag. He told my son to call the number he wrote on the ticket and once we got it licensed they will dismiss it over the phone. I knew he was wrong in writing the ticket since he has to recognize the official Illinois temp tag but we will get it registered and make the call. Well we call the number and the lady in the traffic court said she cant do anything about that it was a 150.00 fine or come to court. i try explaining it to her and she gets nasty raising her voice and talking down to me. She tells me I will have to talk to the officer who wrote the ticket. Come to find out that was wrong also. I called dispatch and left a message fro the officer to call me, he didnt. I called the next day and tried again. I got his Lt. He was pretty cool and apologized saying he shouldnt have wrote that ticket and also said he had to recognize the official Ill temp tag. But that there was nothing he or the officer could at this point. He explained the officer was new. I mean the ticket itself says under the registration block"ill temp tag#####". So now because a green officer wrote a errant ticket we have to spend an evening in traffic court. Thats what happens when you get a green officer and a 16 year old kid. Lets just hope the judge is reasonable and dismisses it. Edited January 9, 2007 by chuckbradley Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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