Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Couple thrown in JAIL for being unable to pay court fees on traffic ticket they received visiting dying son in hospita

Tim Fugatt, music pastor from Alabama, and his wife were arrested in 2012 over failure to pay court fees

Fugatt received traffic ticket on his way home from visiting his terminally ill son in 2010, but judge found him not guilty
Despite being cleared of wrongdoing, the judge decided Fugatt and his wife must pay $500 in court costs 

Their case was taken over by private debt collector, which in 2012 issued a warrant for the Fugatts' arrest when they fell behind on their payments


When it rains, it pours: Tim Fugatt, a music pastor from Alabama was driving home from visiting his dying son, Cole (pictured) in the hospital when he was pulled over for driving with expired tag on his license plate

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