Police in Mamaroneck, New York may need a refresher on basic legal process principles. After Mayor Kathleen Savolt won in court in having a traffic ticket dismissed, Officer Michael Petrillo showed up at her house that night and issued her a new duplicate ticket.
In March, Petrillo issued Savolt a ticket for driving while on her cell phone. Savolt successfully argued that she received an emergency call and did not have a place to pull over. The court agreed. That night, Petrillo appeared at her house and said that he disagreed with the ruling and was issuing her a new ticket for the earlier offense. This is novel approach to legal proceedings where you can continue to issue tickets until you get the result that you want.
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