A Piedmont, Oklahoma, police officer gave Ashley Warden a $2,500 ticket for public urination after he spotted her 3-year-old son start to urinate in the family's front yard. Police Chief Alex Oblein says the officer should have handled the incident differently, but he adds he'll wait for prosecutors to decide whether to drop the charge.
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