The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. on May 21, when the man drove home in an SUV with a trailer attached and began throwing the copper-coated coins. A home security video showed the pennies spilling onto the lawn and sidewalk before the man climbed back into the vehicle and left, the post reported.
“My mom came out and said, ‘What are you throwing in my garden?’ “said Sanford.
“This is your last child support!” The man said.
An officer from the Henry County Police Department responded to a “domestic incident” at Glen Allen’s home, about 14 miles north of Richmond, where he found the huge pile of coins “on the roadway in front of the address “.
The incident has been documented, but no charges have been laid.
Sanford came home from school and said she was disappointed with the way her father handled the case.
“It’s not just my mom he’s trying to embarrass, it’s me and my sister too,” Sanford told the local station. WTVR. “It’s heartbreaking that he didn’t think about it before doing this.”
Achieved by WTVR, the father expressed his frustration with the situation and said he did not intend to create tension in the relationship with his daughter.
Since the incident, the shelter has reported an increase in donations and Sanford graduated from Deep Run High School. She plans to attend Virginia Tech in the fall.
“By returning and giving this money to mothers and children in need, I feel like it really turns this situation into a positive,” she said. “You can learn from this. “
The episode recalls a similar event in March when a man from Fayetteville, waiting for his last paycheck from his employer at an auto repair shop, arrived at his home to find 91,000 cents thrown in his driveway.
Andreas Flaten said he quit his job at A OK Walker Luxury Autoworks in Peachtree City last November due to a toxic work environment.