(NEWSER) – When Kevin Berry was pulled over in Portland recently, he thought he was about to get a speeding ticket. But the officer told him his license had been suspended a few weeks earlier—due to a ticket dating back 33 years.

"I think it's crazy," Berry tells KATU, adding that he'd renewed his license without trouble for decades. It turns out that in 1981, Berry should have indeed gotten a ticket, but due to a typo it was filed under the name "Berdy" instead, and was thus never resolved.

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