State Police Will Investigate Cranston Police Ticketing Blitz

Jan 10, 2014

State Police have responded to calls by two Cranston city councilors to investigate a ticketing blitz that took place in November.

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung
Credit Ian Donnis / RIPR

Mayor Allan Fung announced the State police's participation at a press conference Thursday.

The two city councilors, Paul Archetto and Steven Stycos, say their wards were unfairly targeted with parking tickets because they voted against a proposed police contract earlier in the year.

Some 130 tickets were issued in their wards; only nine tickets were issued in the rest of the city during the same time period.

Fung said the parking tickets in question will be dismissed.

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