Tenn. Ticket Mistake May Relieve Thousands

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 Tickets that were given out in Memphis and Shelby County since the beginning of the year were outdated and were missing two of those items.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.

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