Man will get $575 ticket after throwing cigarette out the window as a result of he 'didn't need his automotive to burn'

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SAANICH, British Columbia — A police chief in Canada is reminding people who smoke world wide why it is vital to not throw cigarette butts out a automotive window.

“575 causes to not throw your lit cigarette out the automotive window in entrance of @vicpdcanada,” a Twitter put up by Victoria Police Chief Del Manak learn.

Manak stated he noticed the motive force discard the cigarette after which pulled him over.

When he requested the motive force why, he pointed to his cup holder and responded, “I did not need my automotive to burn.”

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To which Manak responded “Then do not smoke in your automotive,” earlier than writing the person a ticket for $575 (about $433 in American {dollars}).

The quotation was issued underneath the province’s Wildfire Act.

Manak obtained an outpouring of help on the tweet, together with close to 1,000 likes.