Secret Santa: Ocala police surprise drivers with $100 instead of traffic tickets
OCALA, Fla. - Ocala police caught some unsuspecting drivers by surprise who thought they were getting a ticket – and were instead handed $100!
The department posted heartwarming video to Facebook showing the drivers being pulled over – and their reactions as they were surprised with cash by the Secret Santa police!
One woman broke down in tears as she explained she was coming from a food bank to feed her family this holiday season.
"And I just got on dialysis and I needed gas," the woman said as she hugs the officer. "Thank you so much!"
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Ocala police said they were thrilled to spread some Christmas cheer – transforming a stressful situation into one that brought surprise and joy.
The money used was donated to the department anonymously.