A prank involving two Tennessee police officers led to a romantic proposal outside a squad auto on Friday afternoon.
Greg Morris, 20, a correctional officer, popped the query to girlfriend Brooklyn Schrupp, 20, right after becoming pulled over by the Gibson County Sheriff's Office.
The officers then "arrested" Schrupp prior to revealing the incident was a joke set up by Morris.
"She loved it," Morris, a Medina resident told ABC News today. "She thought it was a wonderful prank. She took it actually, definitely properly and enjoyed it. I would not have carried out it if it was one thing she wouldn't have taken well. We're nonetheless laughing 3 days later ... seeing her laugh is the ultimate aim."
Morris and Schrupp have been high school sweethearts and have been a couple for 4 years.
Morris, a correctional officer with the Gibson County Sheriff's Workplace of Trenton, Tennessee, decided to plan a one of a kind proposal with the aid of the Gibson County Sheriff, Paul Thomas.
"I named him with a final minute plan," Morris recalled. "I said, 'I know it is quick notice, but I'd like to make anything happen' and he mentioned, 'Absolutely.'"
On Feb. 24, Schrupp believed she was on her way to a couple's photo shoot with Morris. But throughout their drive, Officer Kevin Vester of the Medina Police Division and Officer Steven Morgan of the Gibson County Sheriff's Office pulled the couple more than.
Officer Morgan told Schrupp that she had owed dollars for a website traffic violation and that her license has been suspended. He then placed her in the back of the police car or truck, Morris explained.
"The cause why I wanted Morgan, he's really skilled -- you under no circumstances know if he's content, mad, sad," Morris mentioned about his colleague. "I stated [to Brooklyn], 'Stay calm. We are going to operate it out.' [Morgan] mentioned, 'Anyone in the back of the automobile has to get cuffed.'"
Shortly following Schrupp was "released" by police, Morris got down on one particular knee.
Sheriff Paul Thomas told ABC News that he was satisfied to assist Morris execute the playful program.
"I believed it was quite awesome that 1st of all, he was acquiring engaged," Thomas mentioned. "I know Greg actually properly and I know his girlfriend. You only get to do it after and it was fascinating for us to be apart of it, to do a thing diverse, something you'd generally try to remember."
Brooklyn Schrupp told ABC News that she was amused by her fiance's gag.
"I do not get in trouble so when the officer asked me to get out of the vehicle, my stomach dropped," she said. "That was ideal for us. I know how substantially he loves his job and my complete household is in law enforcement so it was really sweet. I wasn't focused on anything else going on about me. I was just focused on him going down on one particular knee."
Samantha Slayton, a pal to Morris and Schrupp and owner of SamSlay Photography, photographed the proposal as it unfolded.
"I think it came out great taking into consideration Greg works in law enforcement and Brooklyn had no idea what was going on," Slayton told ABC News. "But it was actually emotional, I enjoyed it and I consider it turned out superb. I was honored to be a element of it."
The couple hopes to marry in 2018.
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