Springfield Police issue over 100 violations

The Ordinance Unit swept through Springfield North End Thursday

Photo Courtesy: Springfield Police Dept.
Photo Courtesy: Springfield Police Dept.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield Police Ordinance Unit continued their mission on Thursday to improve the quality of life in the City.

Police visited 14 streets in the North End and issued 103 violations for overgrowth, trash, refrigerators left out in the open, unregistered cars, abandoned cars, and various other violations.

The officers also condemned a house on Grove Street, towed five cars, and gave out parking tickets, moving violations, and abandoned vehicle stickers. On top of that, three illegal “Auto Repair” sights were shut down for operating in private front, side and rear yards.

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno stated, “I applaud these efforts by the Flex Squad and the team work exhibited by these city departments to positively affect quality of life issues in the City of Springfield.”

Photo Courtesy: Springfield Police Dept.
Photo Courtesy: Springfield Police Dept.

The following streets were targeted:

  • Main Street
  • Sheldon Street
  • Jefferson Avenue
  • Calhoun Street
  • Ringgold Street
  • Montmorenci Street
  • Massasoit Street
  • Massasoit Place
  • Church Street
  • Grove Street
  • East Hooker Street
  • Dwight Street
  • Grosvenor Street
  • Dwight Street

Last week, the ordinance unit issued 76 violations in the Mason Square neighborhood. They plan to help clean up the South End, Metro Center and Maple High Six Corners sections of the City next week.

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