Fla. deputy pulls over 'Fred Flintstone' for speeding

The driver had decorated his Smart car to match the Flintstones' iconic footmobile


By Joe Mario Pedersen
Orlando Sentinel

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — When it comes to speeding in Pasco County, yabba dabba don’t do it.

That’s the message the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office delivered to residents recently after pulling over and issuing a citation for speeding to Don Swartz of Wesley Chapel, who was dressed as Fred Flintstone and driving the iconic footmobile, the office revealed in a Facebook post.

The citation was a joke reminding people to drive slower on Pasco County roadways.

Swartz decorated his Smart car to match the cartoon family’s main form of transportation. Pasco deputies “pulled over Mr. Flintstone” on Nov. 4 in the Meadow Bedrock Pointe Subdivision in Wesley Chapel, the post stated.

Pasco’s efforts to reach out to the public didn’t fall on deaf ears, as the Stone Age post received more than 2,000 reactions and was shared nearly 800 times.

 

On Sunday, November 4, Deputy H. Echevarria pulled over a Mr. Fred Flinstone (AKA Don Swartz) for speeding in the Meadow...

Posted by Pasco Sheriff's Office on Sunday, November 4, 2018

 

McClatchy-Tribune News Service
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