Framingham Police Fine Holiday Shoppers $14,100

FRAMIGHAM – Between Black Friday and New Year’s day, Framingham Police conducted a handicap parking enforcement initiative.

Framingham Police issued 47 handicap parking violations totaling more than $14,100.

The goal was to “ensure that individuals with a handicap placard” were able to “properly access designated parking spaces,” wrote Lt. Harry Wareham in a January memo to City Councilors.

Police officers were assigned in predetermined 4-hour blocks at Shoppers World, Target, Walmart, AMC Theaters, and BJ’s Wholesale, during the holiday season.

Framingham Police spent $3,437.20 of the $10,000 approved for the handicap parking enforcement initiative, wrote Lt. Wareham to Councilors.

  • Shoppers World – 19 violations
  • Target – 10 violations
  • Walmart – 8 violations
  • AMC – 6 violations
  • BJ’s – 4 violations

 

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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