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Town considers curbing traffic offenses, property crimes

 


Mayor Ramon Hayes acknowledges the Town will have to think outside the box to quell upticks in property crimes and traffic offenses that have coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Crime is on the rise,” Hayes told Councilmembers during their May 11 Zoom meeting. “It’s a fact.

But thus far he and Town Administrator Scott Thomas have been working with something akin to Pandora’s Box.

Options that appeared promising at first have been swatted down.

Thomas presented to Council a 2017 Ford Taurus for $11,300 via a federal surplus sale for use by a county administered citizen’s p...



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