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Police ticket Oregon woman for using teddy bear as carpool lane decoy

PORTLAND, Ore. -- We can get pulled over for a lot of reasons, but one woman in Oregon was cited because of who was riding shotgun.

She had a giant teddy bear, seatbelt and all, in the passenger seat as she drove in the HOV lane.

She said she was in the lane, just trying to pass a few cars, but was caught in the process.

"I turn and see a motorcycle cop. I have this huge smile on my face, and I'm like, "Yep, I'm getting a ticket right now,"' said Scarlett Zibritovsky.

The ticket was $260.

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