A police officer pulls a lawyer over for speeding.
Lawyer: “Is there a problem, officer?”
Officer: “Yes, you were speeding.”
Lawyer: “Ah, okay.”
Officer: “Can I see your driver’s license?”
Lawyer: “Well, I’d give it to you if I had one, but I don’t.”
Officer: “You don’t have a driver’s license?”
Lawyer: “Nope. Had it taken away from me 10 years ago when I got caught speeding in front of a school. Oh yeah, I was drunk at the time, too.”
Officer: “All right then. Can I at least see the registration?”
Lawyer: “Can’t help you there either.”
Officer: “And why not?”
Lawyer: “I stole this car and had to kill the owner to do it. There might be a registration in here somewhere, but it won’t have my name on it.”
Officer: “Are you telling me you murdered someone?”
Lawyer: “I had to! He would have reported me to the police and I would’ve ended up in jail!”
At this point the officer is totally overwhelmed.
He thought he was just pulling someone over for speeding and now he’s dealing with a murderer.
He decides that he needs some backup and puts out the call on the radio.
A few minutes later, a sergeant shows up and the officer explains the situation to him.
Then the sergeant approaches the lawyer…
Sergeant: “Please get out of your vehicle.”
Lawyer: “What’s the problem?”
Sergeant: “My colleague tells me that you stole this car and murdered the owner.”
Lawyer: “I did what?!”
Sergeant: “Is this your car?”
Lawyer: “Yes, of course. Here’s the registration.”
Sergeant: “But you don’t have a license?”
Lawyer: “Of course I do. I wouldn’t be operating a motor vehicle if I didn’t.”
The lawyer pulls out his wallet, takes out his license and hands it to the sergeant.
The sergeant is completely confused…
Sergeant: “I don’t get it. You told my colleague that you didn’t have a license, that you stole this car and murdered the owner.”
Lawyer: “What? He really said that? I bet that liar also told you that I was speeding, too!”