When an Officer Pulled Him Over, Garland Man Didn't Get What He Was Expecting

When a Garland couple got pulled over by a Wylie police officer, Wayne Blackmore's heart sank thinking about the cost of the ticket. Blackmore had no front license plate on his car, and the cost of a ticket wasn't something he wanted. He and his wife really wanted a family, but after years of infertility and a miscarriage, they were trying in vitro fertilization. The couple recently traveled to the Czech Republic for a second round of IVF to save money on the procedure, KTVT-TV (Channel 11) reported. As the officer walked up to the window, he told Blackmore that he wasn't going to give him a ticket, but started to give him a lecture instead. "... As a parent, we also have to make sure that we're good role models, correct?" the officer said. "And, seeing as you're in that boat now, don't you think it's important you do the same?"The officer handed a Blackmore a "Baby on Board" decal. When he turned to his wife, Michelle, she was holding a positive pregnancy test, KTVT reported. "I just knew I wanted to have a cool story," Michelle Blackmore told the station. In a Facebook post, Michelle Blackmore thanked Wylie police Chief Anthony Henderson and Officer Howeth for helping with the surprise.   Continue reading...

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