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 Night herping in everglades park warning

we went to everglades ntnlpark ( you pay a toll , and it`s a 35 mile road to flamingo)
we were cruising down the road . we saw a couple water snakes , a dead cotton-mouth , loads of frogs , and a baby turtle
cop pulled us over . told us she saw us using a spot light .
we weren`t at all , but we had one in the back of the car.
she made us get out and search our car , and found the spot light " what`s this sir?"
i , my wife and son , kept telling her we were`nt using the spot light . we were just taking pictures of what we saw.
she gave us a $250 ticket for "spot-lighting"!
i`m not a kid . i`m 48 , my wife was with me , and my 17 year old son .we werein nice s.u.v.we were dressed nice
it sucks to teach your kid to listen and not argue with a cop if they pull you over .
and than they blatantly lie , and give you a ticket for something you didn`t do .
it ruined a nice night of road herping.
i mean this is everglades national park . you pay $10 bucks to get in ,and observe the wildlife in their natural habitat
and you think i will have anyluck going to court and saying the cop lied?



05/06/07  12:04pm

 #1271959


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  Message To: NICKNAME   In reference to Message Id: 1271818


 Night herping in everglades park warning

i wouldnt just outand say the cop lied just maybe tell them what happened in a nice tone



05/06/07  02:42pm

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  Message To: Dane_Zoo   In reference to Message Id: 1271959


 Night herping in everglades park warning

Doesn’t surprise me nag parks are off limits for anyone with herping gear lights books bags anything that can be used to catch or harasses wildlife will get you a ticket



10/13/14  05:58am

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  Message To: NICKNAME   In reference to Message Id: 1271818


 Night herping in everglades park warning

Most cops try to ruin everything for us herp lovers...one time a while back a cop tries to take my adult burm but was disappointed to find out I was grandfathered and he was in the proper care. So speak to the judge In a good manner about because I did and showed proof and I was okay. I told him you can’t fool a teenager who’s been caring for these animals since I was little.



10/13/14  07:36am


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