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Police Ticket Barbie Jeep Left in Road

Turns out, some cops do have a sense of humor.

Police in the Salt Lake City suburb of Cedar Hills ticketed a pink Barbie car with an abandoned-vehicle tag after two sisters left it on the side of a road. The toy car had run out of battery life as 9-year-old Autumn and 7-year-old Barbie -- yes, appropriately named -- drove it around their neighborhood.

Police found it, returned the toy car to the family's driveway, and ticketed the bright pink jeep as an abandoned vehicle.

Their father told CNN he wasn't mad, as he had received his fair share of tickets in the past. Police told ABC News the ticket was all in good fun, just the officer's way of letting resident know that the police are looking out for them.



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      propackage
      • 1 Year Ago
      these policemen should go to new york where it seems people really need police to look out for them. The five cops that were in the motorcycle incident do not appear to be interested in the safety of the people they are supposedly protecting
      Mac
      • 1 Year Ago
      Cute story, cute girls real dad.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Love it!
      smithjeanier
      • 1 Year Ago
      Too cute! I like to see police stories like this. Some cops still know the menaing of protecting and serving their people. WE ARE ALL AMERICANS!!!!
      welcome butch
      • 1 Year Ago
      SUCH A WASTE OF TAX PAYERS MONEY , DONUT SHOPS MUST BE CLOSED
      hazel
      • 1 Year Ago
      See there are fun and good cops out there, there's only a few rotten apples around..
      rankincap
      • 1 Year Ago
      The girls should have to go to City Hall and pay the ticket with Monopoly money!!!
        Mark
        • 1 Year Ago
        @rankincap
        No ticket to pay, it was an abandoned vehicle tag.
        ladyfawne
        • 1 Year Ago
        @rankincap
        HAH! That made me laugh! Thank you!
      nqs12
      • 1 Year Ago
      Never, Never, Never let your young children play in the driveway. I have always told my children the driveway is the same as the road. I had nightmares every time there was a story of someone not seeing a little kid and ran over them in the driveway. I always look behind my vehicle before I back up, then I go slow to make sure they can get out of the way should I have missed something. They say " an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" My children are grown now and it's heartwarming to see them use what I taught them. I means they respect me. I never enforced rules by saying "because it's my house and I said so". I always talked to them and explained the rules. They have grown up to be considerate adults.
      pjchilds
      • 1 Year Ago
      I saw this story on an ABC morning news show over the weekend and I was kind of surprised when the commentator laughed and remarked with names like theirs, these little girls would probably be dancing on poles in 15 years. Haven't seen or heard a peep of outrage yet.
        debij
        • 1 Year Ago
        @pjchilds
        Never heard about it until you said it - must be keeping it under wraps.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why wasn't a tow truck called and the jeep hauled to the impound lot? Who knows when some body texting or talking, elderly nearly blind driver or quadriplegic on an electric scooter may have run into it and caused a fatality or factuality or facility or faultity or the sky is fallingity?
      blackjkdealer
      • 1 Year Ago
      With all the crap going on in the world. It's nice to have a lighter side story like this.
      • 1 Year Ago
      If the Barbie car would had been in Chicago streets, it would had never been ticketed. It would have been stoled in five seconds.
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