Jason Stiber from Westport, Connecticut, says he’s, quote, “going to trial for justice.” On April 11th, around 6:00 A.M., Jason was pulled over for distracted driving. The officer said he saw Jason talking on a phone, and gave him a $300 ticket. Jason denies the allegation and says he wasn’t talking on the phone, he was eating a hash brown from McDonald’s.
Jason has some evidence backing it up: His call log shows he wasn’t on the phone , and his car has Bluetooth, so he wouldn’t need to holdhis phone to make calls.
In spite of Jason’s argument, a judge still found him guilty when he tried to fight the ticket in August.
He requested a re-trial, which will happen next month. This time, Jason hired a lawyer for $1,000 , which is about the same amount his car insurance went up because of the ticket.
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