Family shouldn't joyride in police cars

April 29, 2009 5:39:11 AM PDT
Joyriding is costing a Florida deputy his badge.

But it wasn't lawman Charles Buckner who was behind the wheel.

Polk County officials say Buckner has resigned after his wife and his mother-in-law took his patrol car for a spin.

Gail Buckner and Sharon Cooper now face a number of charges, including vehicle theft and impersonating an officer.

Authorities say they were tipped by witnesses who saw the patrol car weaving.

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