"God just got me out of this big ticket maybe you should try singing to your police officers," he wrote in a Facebook post. For Ricks, the singing was therapeutic, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said in their own Facebook post about the incident. Tuesday was the five-year anniversary of her fellow officer and husband's death in the line of duty, and the traffic stop put a smile on her face.
Bristol filmed his bold move on his phone with a selfie stick. He belted out You Are So Beautiful to the two clearly impressed cops. Bristol avoided the $30 ticket, though the officers did make him promise to always buckle up.