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City Dismisses Parking Ticket Caught On VIdeo

By Chuck Sudo in News on Jan 13, 2011 6:54PM


Remember Scott Larsen, who was filmed by NBC Chicago getting a parking ticket as he was trying to stuff five dollars worth of quarters into a fare box? Looks like he had the ticket dismissed after someone in the city's Office of Emergency Management & Communications viewed the video.

OEMC spokesman Roderick Drew said that not only were officials able to watch the NBC video, but review the incident from one of the city's overhead "pod" cameras (Big Brother is watching) and moved to dismiss the ticket within 24 hours.

As for the meter maid in the video? Drew said she still has her job, chalking the incident up to a "miscommunication."