TODAY | December 19, 2013
>> story about a grinch policeman, a florida policeman is dressing up as the grinch and handing out-month-old onions to speeders this holiday season . there is an approach.
>> i this i they are getting off easy.
>> major lou capuo. he says he portrays the fictional character to give motorists a break but to highlight the ned to obey speed limit in school zone , motorists who travel 5 miles an hour or less above the speed limit get to choose between a citation and an onion.
>> definitely. a-month-old. that stinks up the car.
>> you can chuck that out the window. exactly. here we go [ music playing ]
>> then you get a violation for throwing it out the window.
>> if you go over 5 miles an hour, you don't get that choice.
>> i like the officer. brings creativity to the job. you will slow it down. especially in the school zone .
>> by the smell alone, you will remember.