Tenn. Ticket Mistake May Relieve Thousands

A mistake on some Tennessee traffic tickets could let thousands of violators off the hook.


MEMPHIS, Tenn. --

A mistake on some Tennessee traffic tickets could let thousands of violators off the hook.

A new state law requires that all citations issued in lieu of arrest must display 13 specific items. Tickets that were given out in Memphis and Shelby County since the beginning of the year were outdated and were missing two of those items.

A spokesperson for the Memphis Police Department said the department is aware of the situation and is working on a solution.

Copyright 2011 by WSMV.com. All rights reserved.This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Got a story idea? E-mail newstips to news@wsmv.com or call the newsroom 24/7

  • Enhance your experience.

    Thank you for your regular readership of and visits to Officer.com. To continue viewing content on this site, please take a few moments to fill out the form below and register on this website.

    Registration is required to help ensure your access to featured content, and to maintain control of access to content that may be sensitive in nature to law enforcement.