Press: Coincidence-of-the-Week

From the Associated Press:

Richmond, Va., Aug. 13—Frank Moran, secretary-treasurer to the State Police superintendent, told this one today: A rookie State patrolman, feeling his authority, stopped a tourist car which was several inches out of the right highway lane.

"Where are you from?" he demanded.

"Cincinnati," replied the tourist.

The new officer smiled triumphantly. "Well, buddy, suppose you explain why you've got Ohio tags on your car."

From the New Yorker, on sale Aug. 19:

There is nothing a cop likes better than to catch someone in a lie. Our favorite instance of this sort is the time a traffic policeman in the town of North...

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