Police: Driver Who Tossed Cigarette Butt Thought $575 Ticket Was ‘Insane’

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—A driver in Canada wasn’t happy when police issued a ticket for throwing their cigarette butt out the window.

It happened Thursday in Langford on Vancouver Island.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police say the driver felt the $575 ticket police issued was “insane”.

“Cig butt out the window is simply wrong and ILLEGAL. Driver thought the ticket issued was “insane”,” police said on Twitter.

Dozens quickly responded to the tweet backing the RCMP:

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