£5,000 trial for mother of three 'who threw an apple core from car window'| News | This is London: "Last updated at 10:22am on 31.01.08
The litter police were swift to act after an apple core was tossed on to a pavement from a parked car.
First they got a tip-off, then they traced the owner of the VW Golf - mother-of-three Kate Badger - via its number plate and sent her a £60 fine by post.
But then the case of the alleged phantom fruit-flinger ran into trouble, and could end up costing taxpayers an estimated £5,000."
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