*Editor’s note: The date displayed on the ticket (Nov. 14) is of the scheduled court appearance not the date the ticket was issued.
As of Tuesday morning, her post had been shared nearly 2,500 times and received 5,000 comments.
After the fine was rescinded, Turnbull wrote on her Facebook post, “Thank you to everyone who has supported him with this. And I appreciate everyone’s opinions on this matter.”
The driver, Mathieu Gagne, posted on his Facebook page, “I do apologize to every law enforcement I know and do not know. I didn’t mean for this story to have a huge impact and make you feel degraded by everyone. I just want this story to die off and move on.”
Sturgeon County said peace officers use discretion as well as their training and experience before issuing a warning or ticket.
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