Aren’t you a little young to be behind the wheel? Adorable moment that toddler is ‘pulled over’ by police in her toy convertible and given a $4 ticket for reckless driving
- Two-year-old Za'Dariyah Mishaw was driving her pedal car outside her Florida home when police arrived
- Officer Christian Velasco handed Za'Dariyah a $4 ticket for speeding
- Za'Dariyah's uncle captured the heartwarming moment on camera
- Now the toddler has become an internet sensation
By DARREN BOYLE
PUBLISHED: 16:02, 13 March 2014 | UPDATED: 16:50, 13 March 2014
Normally drivers dread having to pay motoring fines, but little Za'Dariyah Mishaw cannot wait to go to her local police department to hand over her $4.
The two-year-old girl was driving her small pedal car outside her Florida apartment complex when a police cruiser pulled into the car park with its blue lights flashing.
During a heartwarming moment, Officer Christian Velasco took out his citation book and handed little Za'Dariyah a ticket.
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Heartwarming: Jacksonville police officer Christian Velasco hands two-year-old Za'Dariyah Mishaw a $4 speeding ticket
Officer Velasco and his colleagues were patrolling the area in search of a criminal suspect when they saw little Za'Dariyah playing.
He said: 'She was going pretty fast. It took me a while to catch up to her, but we did, and she was cited.'
The traffic stop was captured by Za'Dariyah's uncle Keyth Mishaw who was watching his niece play.
He said: 'Everyone always has bad things to say about the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, well I want to say "big props" to these officers for making a memorable moment for my family.
'It was fun moment, brightened up the whole day.'
Two-year-old Za'Dariyah reads her speeding ticket as another police officer smiles.
Za'Dariyah Mishaw looks delighted being the centre of attention
Later, Za'Dariyah appeared on television with her uncle, Keyth who took the photographs and her mother, Zumekia Mishaw.
'I'm still in in shock right now,' Ms Mishaw told First Coast News.
'But she's gotta pay her ticket.'
When asked how much the ticket was going to cost, Za'Dariyah replied: 'Four dollars.'
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