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Nice Try: Driver's License with Duterte Photo Confiscated in California

Cue the memes.
by Ara Eugenio
Just now
Photo/s: LAPD Rampart

Police in California said they confiscated a fake driver's license because the ID photo was a dead giveaway, that of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

The name on the license was blurred in the Twitter post by LAPD Rampart Division. California authorities said it was a "good thing" that some of them were used to patroling Filipinotown in Los Angeles. 

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"Nice try," it said, capping their tweet with some emojis that included a boxing glove and the Philippine flag. 

Filipinos on Twitter who caught the post quipped: "Olivia Rodrigo Duterte", in reference to the 2021 hit song 'Driver's License' by Olivia Rodrigo. 

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