Christmas surprise: Drivers get $100 instead of traffic ticket

News
Data pix.

DOYLESTOWN, Ohio (WJW)-- Doylestown police were spreading cheer Wednesday afternoon when they pulled several people over for minor traffic violations.

Instead of getting a ticket, the drivers received a friendly warning and cash.

“It’s our $100 traffic stop campaign,” explained Lt. Kevin Milburn. “Instead of issuing traffic citations we are giving out $100 bills to help with the holidays.”

Doylestown Police Chief Casey Tester said the program started about five years ago when a local couple approached police and wanted to donate money to give back to the community. Each year the couple donates $1,000.

The drivers who were stopped Wednesday were extremely grateful.

One driver said he planned to use the money to help someone else this holiday season.

Around the Buckeye State

More Ohio News
FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral

Stay informed: Download the FOX 8 App