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Over $40,000 in fines issued by Fall River Police during nor’easter storm



The nor’easter storm that started Wednesday brought a good deal of parking tickets due to vehicles not following an issued parking ban, according to police.

During Fall River’s parking ban, which was issued by Mayor Paul Coogan for 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday and is still ongoing, the Fall River Police Department issued 1,020 parking tickets overnight which totaled $40,800 in fines.

According to FRPD, no vehicles have been towed due to the parking ban.

The $40 fine per violation were issued by police for disrupting plowing during the storm with the parking ban in place.

Parking has been made available by the City prior to the storm at the following locations until the ban is no longer in effect:

Flint Municipal Parking Lot on Cash Street
Municipal Parking Lot on Columbia Street
Talbot Middle School on Melrose Street
Parking Lot on Hood Street

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  1. Mikey Morty

    December 17, 2020 at 6:03 pm

    Like hitting the lottery! Good job Fall River, let it ride…

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