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Trooper in Branstad speeding SUV has Hedlund's money refunded
Posted: Jul 31 2013 by ppowers

 The state trooper who was charged with speeding while driving Governor Terry Branstad last spring says he does not want the former criminal investigator who complained about the speeding SUV to pay the fine. Last Friday, Larry Hedlund paid the $181.50 fire issued to Trooper Steve Lawrence. Lawrence was driving Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds in the governor's SUV near Williams on April 26. The SUV was clocked by a deputy traveling 84 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone on Highway 20. On Tuesday, the payment was refunded to Hedlund. Lawrence contacted the Hamilton County Clerk of Court office asking that they payment be refunded because he had not consented to it. He has not yet decided how to plead on the ticket. Lawrence has a court date set for August 20.

 The state trooper who was charged with speeding while driving Governor Terry Branstad last spring says he does not want the former criminal investigator who complained about the speeding SUV to pay the fine. Last Friday, Larry Hedlund paid the $181.50 fire issued to Trooper Steve Lawrence. Lawrence was driving Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds in the governor's SUV near Williams on April 26. The SUV was clocked by a deputy traveling 84 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone on Highway 20. On Tuesday, the payment was refunded to Hedlund. Lawrence contacted the Hamilton County Clerk of Court office asking that they payment be refunded because he had not consented to it. He has not yet decided how to plead on the ticket. Lawrence has a court date set for August 20.

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