The latest news on Kansas City's most prolific petitioner might impede his role as KC's top gadfly.

Check the story that involved a great deal of forgetfulness and tag trouble . . .

Chastain, 70, was ticketed for making an illegal left turn at West 31st Street and Southwest Boulevard and for operating a vehicle “without (a) properly displayed valid plate or permit” shortly before 5 p.m. on June 5.

He was slated to appear in court July 6, but failed to appear or request a continuance and has not paid the fine.

Chastain acknowledged the tickets when asked for a statement about the warrants.

“The traffic violation was for [me] making an illegal left turn amid all the construction that was going on around Penn Valley College,” he said via email to KSHB 41. “I was guilty, and I intend to mail in the fine amount. I simply forgot all about it.”

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Arrest warrant issued for Clay Chastain over unpaid traffic tickets

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