This is exactly what happened to Christine Adamski, a woman from the Chicago area, who received at home a citation because of what she wrote on Facebook a while back.
The letter which included the citation issued by the Will County Forest Preserve District also had a $50 ticket, a printout of her post on the social networking site and a form for her to fill-in in order to get a permit that the woman was required to have but reportedly admitted through the Facebook post to not having. The printed out Facebook post read: “I was feeling bad that I haven’t bought a pass and been bringing Ginger there but I’m pretty glad I haven’t. So not going to worry about it until later. I hope all the doggies get better soon.”
Christine Adamski, admitted of having brought the dog to the park but not anytime in 2014. She claimed that the police simply interpreted her Facebook wrong. This was probably because of a bad case of kennel cough that has afflicted many of the dogs from the park. Because of this many dog owners began complaining and pointing fingers. A park employee visited the Dog Park’s Facebook page and eventually landed on Christine Adamski’s Facebook post. This is most likely how Police found out about the post too. Adamski claims there is a confusion which was caused by people being in a hurry to find the culprit. She declared she will not pay the ticket, The police department ultimately cancelled the fine because the proper protocol was not followed in the woman’s case as she should have been first contacted by authorities for a home visit or at least with a phone call.