Easter Bunny Stopped By CHP (PHOTO)
What's wrong with this picture? An Easter bunny riding down the freeway in motorcycle with a sidecar on Easter weekend? Perfectly normal scene for Southern California.
Except that the bunny wasn't wearing the proper equipment (allegedly):
CHP officer Adam Griffiths wasn't distracted by the holiday get-up as he patrolled near San Diego. The rider appeared to be lacking a helmet on his head.
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The cop made the traffic stop on the westbound 8 freeway near Jackson Drive in La Mesa Saturday morning, radioing to colleagues that "I'm stopping the Easter Bunny," the CHP's Brian Pennings told City News Service.
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But Officer Griffiths did not lay a rotton egg. After getting on the biker's tail and pulling him over, he issued a verbal warning not only about a lack of helmet but about riding in that costume.
... His outfit was a visual impairment, he was not able to be aware of his surroundings, and therefore he threatened his own safety, and that of others
The rider, en route to a charity event, was allowed to hop along.
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