Runner Guilty of Parking at Valley Forge During Gov’t Shutdown

John Bell ordered to pay $100 ticket.

We told you in October that jogger John Bell had been ticketed $100 after he went on a run through Valley Forge when it was technically closed due to last fall’s government shutdown. Well, Bell fought the law … and the law won. During a non-jury trial this morning, Bell was convicted of “parking in a closed area” and ordered to pay the $100 fine. (

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