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Pa. Man Fined for 'Dirty' Words on State Truck

The AP via YellowBrix

January 19, 2010

HERMITAGE, Pa. – A western Pennsylvania man has been fined $50 for using his finger to write derogatory words on the dirty cab of a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission truck. Charles J. Vranich, 33, of South Pymatuning Township, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct last week on a citation filed by Fish Commission Officer Jeffrey Giardina. Vranich wrote the words on the officer’s truck when both happened to be at the same gas station in September.

Vranich wasn’t immediately available for comment, but his father, Charles Sr., said Monday his son wrote “I suck” on Giardina’s truck because his son was upset that the officer made him take an alcohol breath test _ which Vranich passed _ after boating weeks before.

His father said, “It was something that he shouldn’t have done.”

Information from: The Herald,

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