Collier County Sheriff's department said that officers set up a speeding checkpoint in the Golden State Estates
But they were surprised when they caught just one driver after a couple of hours
They discovered a handmade sign, saying 'police ahead' before the speed-trap
In a funny Facebook post, they gave kudos to the driver, writing: 'Well played'
A Florida police department begrudgingly congratulated a person who warned motorists about a speed check-point this week.
Collier County Sheriff's department said that officers were initially set up to conduct a speed enforcement operation in the Golden State Estates neighborhood after requests from residents.
However they were slightly bewildered after motorists adhered to the 45 mph limit after a 'significant' amount of time had passed.