Published On: Sun, Sep 23rd, 2018

Police and Public Prosecutor to tackle illegal parking

Illegal parking in Front Street

PHILIPSBURG — The Police Department in discussion with the Public Prosecutor in charge of traffic have come to the decision to tackle the illegal parking situation in the Philipsburg area which has become quite serious and mainly during the evening and night hours on Front Street. This traffic offense occurs during the day also and in the evening hours by persons visiting the casinos and restaurants in Philipsburg.

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KPSM and the Public prosecutor have received numerous complaints from pedestrians, business-owners and residents living on Front Street concerning this issue. All drivers are hereby warned to avoid illegal parking in and around the Philipsburg area. Drivers will run the risk of having their vehicles towed; receiving a fine for this traffic violation along with other charges that could be included.

The police department and the Prosecutors Office will no longer tolerate this type of behavior and will definitely take actions against those who do not abide by the rules.

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Photos caption: Sample photos of random situations of illegal parking on Front Street, on sidewalks and in front of stores. Photos provided by the Police department.

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