MINERSVILLE, Pa. (CBS) – A driver in Pennsylvania paid a parking ticket 44 years after it was issued.READ MORE: Temple University Student Samuel Sean Collington Killed In Off-Campus Shooting In North Philadelphia
The Minersville Police Department in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania recently received a payment for a parking ticket from 1974. The ticket was for $2.
It also contained a hand written, “Dear PD, I’ve been carrying this ticket around for 40+ years. Always intending to pay. Forgive me if I don’t give you my info. With respect, Dave.”
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The chief says he’s blown away that someone would keep a ticket this long, let alone pay it.
“He paid his fine. So that’s 44 years later, so that means I only made $3 in 44 years,” said Chief Michael Combs.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police: Homeowner Shoots Intruder Inside Holmesburg Home
He says he wants to meet the driver and thank him.