On Monday 14th November 2016, Dennis Sayers was allegedly caught by officer Royster Johnson of the West Newburyport Police Department, located in Newburyport, Massachusetts, traveling over 40mph in a 30mph zone but Dennis claims that Royster's radar gun caught a running deer.
Dennis Sayers from Haverhill, was caught speeding in a 30mph zone West Newbury, Officer Royster pulled him over on Bachelor Street, where the officer handed him a $105 speeding ticket.
Dennis angry at the ticket appealed and claimed that a deer in the distance was caught by the radar gun and not him.
The appeal was taken to the court on Thursday 26th January, Sayers claimed that he was 100% sure that the officer's radar gun caught a speeding deer and not him, the courtroom broke out in laughter.
Judge Peter Doyle, who ruled over the case, sided with the police officer and Dennis was refined the $105.
Dennis lost his appeal but he may have a point as some deer are known to run speeds of over 45mph.