Dear PoPville – Creepy Van: No Props to the Cops

by Prince Of Petworth September 22, 2011 at 11:00 am 55 Comments

“Dear PoPville,

This van has been broken down in front of my house at 11th and Girard for four days now. Aside from the fact that I worry some creepy, mustachioed man is going to hop out and start offering the neighborhood eight-year olds candy, the thing is in a “No Standing Anytime” bus zone. You’d expect MPD to be all over towing that thing, given parking enforcement is something – one of the few things – they do on a consistent, predictable basis. But, you’d be wrong. We’ve called the cops twice; they’ve come, poked around with their flashlights, and left without doing anything. Not even a parking ticket. Oh, and what about the hand-written, paper license plate? Nothing suspect at all…”


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