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yes, if he was not arrested. there is no law or Constitutional infraction because you were not notified.
if he was arrested, then they would tell him he could consult with a parent to decide if he wanted an attorney present during any interrogation.
but this does not seem to be the case. therefore, they wrote a ticket.
this is a $100 fine, though it will appear as a misdemeanor on his record.
that would not be illegal, either. it is public information.