SABINE PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Law enforcement across the country, including three in Louisiana, have found a unique way to clean up their books with the added benefit of helping abandoned exes get revenge.
The “Valentine’s Day Weekend Special,” first offered in 2021 by the Nash County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina, was specifically written for any scorned lover whose ex had a warrant. ‘Stopping.
Along with offering a free set of “limited-edition platinum bracelets,” the post offered free transportation, a minimum one-night stay in “luxury” accommodation, and “professional glamor photos” posted online.
The “Special” has gone viral on social media and this year has been picked up by law enforcement in Georgia, Massachusetts, the Fort Walton Beach Police Department, Florida, and Louisiana.
In addition to the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office, which shared the post from the Catahoula Parish Sheriff’s Office on its Facebook page, the Lake Arthur Police Department is also offering the special:
Special Valentine’s Day weekend!
Do you have an ex-Valentine and do you know that he has outstanding mandates? Do you have any information that they are driving with drugs in their car? Call us with their location and we’ll take care of the rest.
This Valentine’s Day weekend special begins with a set of limited-edition platinum bracelets, complimentary chauffeured transportation, a minimum one-night stay in a luxurious five-Featured accommodations with professional glamor photos that will be posted online for all to enjoy. This special is topped off with a special Valentine’s Day dinner.
We know this special is so amazing you might be tempted to provide additional referrals. We don’t blame you, this special is too sweet to pass up. Operators are ready! We copied this from a fellow sheriff and it seems like a great program.
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For the most part, the 2021 post received praise from the public, but
the Raleigh News & Observer reported that others did not appreciate the humor. “Nothing like making a joke about other people’s freedom,” posted one commenter.