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"We appreciate your honesty," said Dallas police spokesman Senior Cpl. Kevin Janse. "We're going to put the money to good use. It's not going to be wasted, but put to good use for the City of Dallas."
That's not the answer Ashley Donaldson had been hoping for. "I was thinking about a car," she confessed.
But an anonymous donor from Fort Worth stepped in and wrote a check for $4,000 to reward Ashley's honesty — and to help her family.
"I was completely shocked," she said. "I couldn't breathe ... I was just so happy and just so amazed at how they could do that for me."
An anonymous do-gooder from neighboring Fort Worth has come forward and donated $4,000 to the girl and her family as a reward for her honesty.www.theatlanticwire.com...
On Tuesday, police said under a new city policy, the unclaimed money will go into Dallas' general fund — not back to the person who found it, as in years past.
Originally posted by elevatedone
So, they're following policy, not "taking" the money from her.