U. of Nebraska withdraws ticket issued to governor’s vehicle

U. of Nebraska withdraws ticket issued to governor’s vehicle

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Gov. Pete Ricketts’ security detail got an unexpected surprise when they drove the governor to a University of Nebraska football practice.

University parking officials ticketed the governor’s official vehicle Wednesday for illegal parking on campus near the Husker practice facility, but the citation was later withdrawn.

A spokesman for Ricketts says university officials told the Nebraska State Patrol to park in the spot where the vehicle was ticketed, and the citation was invalidated “after that was made clear.”