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In a predawn sweep that stunned the Salinas Valley town of King City, the acting police chief, a former chief, other police employees and a towing company owner were arrested Tuesday, some on charges connected to a scheme to steal impounded cars belonging mostly to Latino immigrants, authorities said.
A Lawrence police officer, a 15-year veteran, was convicted in federal court Tuesday of bribery and obstruction of justice for soliciting a bribe from a towing company in exchange for sending business the company’s way. - See more at: www.boston.com... Ii4.dpuf
To add salt to the wound, this SGT authorized the tow truck operator to charge an illegal waiting time fee in addition the state law maximum fee. I told the motorist not to give up, as the Grapevine Police Department has a moral obligation to uphold the law. link
if you have a vehicle, you MUST keep it in lawfully working order, and obey the laws pertaining to driving it. if you cannot do this, find some other means of transportation...it's your responsibility, i learned this the hard way decades ago.edit on 26-2-2014 by jimmyx because: (no reason given)