Talk about a veiled threat! On Saturday, a bride emerged from a LoDo salon hours before her scheduled nuptials in the mountains, only to find a Denver boot on the Range Rover that a friend had borrowed so that they could arrive at the ceremony in style. Now we've got more details on that unexpected wedding gift.
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Although booting on Saturday is rare, the Range Rover was a repeat offender. And there's no question that the fellow (his name is being kept anonymous to protect the very guilty) knew that he was a citation scofflaw.
The Range Rover had eleven outstanding citations valued at $585 going back to last November, when it was booted. And last year, on October 12, the same car was booted for having seventeen unpaid parking tickets worth upwards of $700.
That's a chunk of change that could have bought the happy couple a nice wedding gift -- rather than a hair-raising shock that was enough to undo the bride's updo.
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