• Mar 26, 2009
Michael Harold Lynch was ticketed for doing 54 mph in a 35 mph area that was also a construction zone. The fine was $206. Lynch decided to let his anger flow by placing $206 in a plastic bag, peeing in the bag and sending it in. Upon receiving Lynch's little care package, the courthouse staff gave it to a police officer and declined to accept the pungent payment to clear the ticket.
Turns out Lynch didn't break any laws – it's not necessarily illegal to mail bodily fluids. The pee-and-pennies were sent back to Lynch – COD, in fact – with a note that said they couldn't be taken because "the pile of coins emitted a strong, pungent odor of stale urine." Lynch responded by sending a check made out to another agency, which was returned, then he sent a check for the wrong amount. Now he's on the hook for $271 because his payment is late. We wonder what he has in store for number round 2...

[Source: Oregon Live]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      The Title is wrong, he was a washingtonian but the ticket was in oregon, the story was on the local news last night.
      • 5 Years Ago
      That's one way to "spend a penny" ...
      • 5 Years Ago
      nice! half the time construction zones are empty anyway.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Your parents: "Don't put that money in your mouth! You don't know where it has been!"

      Now you know the answer to that nagging childhood question!
      • 5 Years Ago
      Hope there won't be any copycats.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Good grief! Is it so hard to admit you're wrong? We all know what the rules are. We probably all break them too--I know I do occasionally. When I get caught I'm honest about it. More often than not the officers let me off with a warning. But when I'm fined I pay it, no questions.

      I think a lot of people who drive still have a lot of growing up to do.

        • 5 Years Ago
        Lynch admitted his guilt when he tried to pay the fine.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Businesses were trying to refuse credit payment because of the transaction fees invovled and were not able to, so they now give a discount when paid for with cash.

      I know you all think he is scum, but I think their local gov is more in the wrong.
      • 5 Years Ago
      You used the wrong picture, those are Australian coins :P
      • 5 Years Ago
      So let me get this strait, some guy speeds through a construction zone and then is angry at the police/court because he was caught breaking the law? How do you get mad at other people for your mistake? Gerrrr how dare they give me a ticket for going 19 miles over the speed limit in a construction zone!

      People are such scum.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Lynch is an American Hero
      • 5 Years Ago
      Real smart, this guy.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Haha thats hilarious!
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