A Seattle man who was upset about getting a $120 speeding
ticket near Moorhead, MN, apparently decided he’d get even.
He showed up at the Clay County Courthouse with a small
trashcan containing about 12,000 pennies, The Associated Press and local
But his plan for revenge backfired.
Instead of counting the pennies by hand, a judge told a
court clerk to take them to a nearby bank where a change machine counted them.
And the judge ordered the man to remain at the courthouse until the clerk
When she did, she gave the man his receipt – and a few
pennies in change. Seems his count had been just a little off.
The man was convicted in March of driving 70 mph in a 55 mph