Driver without license caught driving, using cell phone with baby goat in lap, police say

A baby goat, similar to the one pictured here, was found on an unlicensed driver's lap during a traffic stop in New Hampshire.

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A baby goat, similar to the one pictured here, was found on an unlicensed driver's lap during a traffic stop in New Hampshire.

Marlborough, New Hampshire Police stopped a driver Monday afternoon who they said was using her phone, had a baby goat on her lap and didn't have a valid driver's license.

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The traffic stop happened on Main Street.

Sergeant Zachary Byam, the officer who conducted the traffic stop, said the driver was a 60-year-old woman from Sullivan, New Hampshire. She was released on a citation for operating without a valid license.

Byam said he also counseled her about the distracted driving.

Police posted a notice on social media about the incident.

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"I wish this was another April Fool's joke baaaht it's not," the police department joked on Facebook, followed by a warning about distracted driving, and they weren't kidding.

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