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Published:January 30th, 2011 01:02 EST

Epic Battle Between Homeowner And City Snow Plow Operator

By Robert Paul Reyes

"In a move reminiscent of Tiananmen Square, police say a Connecticut resident was cited for disorderly conduct after confronting a city snow plow operator.


Nelio Nery, 34, allegedly was shoveling snow from the driveway of his Danbury home into the street Thursday when he was spotted by a city snow plow operator who stopped to inform Nery his action violated a city ordinance, The Hartford Courant reported Friday." " target="_new" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 156); text-decoration: underline; ">Read more

My city requires a homeowner to clear the snow from the sidewalk in front of his house. I comply with this city code by shoveling the snow into the street. Where else am I supposed to dump the snow? I don`t shovel the snow into the middle of the street; I dump it in the gutter.

The city snow plow operator should mind his own business, and he should have been cited by the police for a nuisance call.
The cops have more important things to do that arbitrate between a homeowner and a city snow plow operator.

The homeowner was charged with disorderly conduct and violation of the city snow ordinance.

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