In Warwick, a Rhode Island State Trooper was running
radar. He had a perfect spot to watch for speeders,
but wasn’t getting any. Then he discovered the problem.
A 12 year old boy was standing up the road with a hand
painted sign which read ‘RADAR TRAP AHEAD!’ The
officer later found a young accomplice down the road
with a sign reading,’TIPS’ and a bucket full of money.
(Beats a lemonade stand!)
A motorist was mailed a picture of his car speeding
through an automated radar post in Cranston, RI A
$40.00 speeding ticket was included. Being cute, he
sent the police department a picture of$40.00. The
police responded with another mailed photo of
A young woman was pulled over in Providence, RI
for speeding. As the RI State Trooper walked to her car
window, flipping open his ticket book, she said, ‘I bet
you are going to sell me a ticket to the Rhode Island
State Police Ball.’ He replied, ‘ RI State Troopers
don’t have balls.’ There was a moment of silence
while she smiled and he realized what he’d just said.
He then closed his book, got back in his patrol car and
left. She was laughing too hard to start her car.