The document, printed in the style of the Bernalillo city newsletter, was delivered to homes Monday and explained a toll road was going electronic and "residents of Bernalillo will be exempt from toll charges and will be implanted with a microchip that will allow for toll-free travel," KOAT-TV, Albuquerque, reported Thursday.
"You go to the bottom, and it says, 'Happy April Fool's Day,'" Miller said.
However, Miller said the disclaimer was not conspicuously placed.
Oh, I was very fooled," Miller said, "until I was contacted by someone, who was contacted by someone, who was contacted by someone, who said, 'Look to the bottom of the document.'"
"This is not a document to be playing around with," Miller said. "It's something that money, time and effort was put into, and no one gains from it. I'm all for a joke -- but this isn't funny."
Not all residents were upset by the prank. Local woman Mary Aguilar-Lee said she rated the joke an eight on her humor scale.
City leaders did not respond to calls for comment.
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