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Judge tosses ticket for Toys for Tots sign in Deltona case
By Al Everson
posted Feb 24, 2014 - 12:07:04pm
You can fight City Hall — and win.
Volusia County Judge Robert Sanders handed the City of Deltona a legal defeat Feb. 20, when he ruled in favor of a business owner who had been cited for putting up a Toys for Tots sign in front of her pet-grooming shop.
"Fortunately, for you, the city didn't prove their case today. I find you not guilty," Judge Sanders told Corey Marion and her business partner, Jody Storozuk.
The decision saved Marion a fine of $60 and court costs.
Marion got the ticket from Code Enforcement Officer Mark Gibson in November, after she refused to move the sign advertising her business as a drop-off location for the holiday toy drive for needy children.
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