VICTORIA, British Columbia – A Canadian police chief handed out a ticket to a driver who dropped a cigarette out of their window.
Victoria Police Chief Del Manak tweeted a photo of the $ 575 ticket, saying it was "575 For reasons of not throwing your cigarette out of the car window in front of "Victoria police.  575 reasons for not throwing your cigarette out of the car window in front of @vicpdcanada . Happened in front of me on the hwy. When asked why, driver replied, "I didn't want my car to burn" as he pointed to his cup holder in a console. My response, "Then don't smoke in your car." pic.twitter.com/FhAGJHYX7w
Manak said when he asked the driver why they did it, the driver said, " I didn't want my car to burn. ”
“ Then don't smoke in your car, ”Manak replied to the driver, according to his tweet.
This is the second time in less than a year the Police chief has handed out a ticket to someone to cigarette out of their car, according to the Vancouver Sun.
The amount of the ticket with British Columbia's Wildfire Act.