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Court Order for Bicyclist

An Israeli bochur who drives with an American license was taken by surprise today when he was stopped by a policeman on the corner of Empire Blvd. and Kingston Avenue and issued a ticket because he had briefly driven off the street and onto the sidewalk. When he laughed and appeared to take the summons lightly, even though he accepted the ticket, the cop then issued him a court order. Passersby who saw the incident stopped to try and help, but were also threatened with court orders, so they quickly dispersed. More

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Not the first time!
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Not the first time!

I saw this happen about a month ago on Eastern Parkway. The cop chased this guy 6 blocks to give him a ticket for riding on the sidewalk for a few mintues. Rediculous. give people a break!

huh?
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huh?

Since when is this illegal! I dont get it.
why are they persecuting us? It feels like we’re going back 10 years to when Giuliani’s cops were stopping every car with checkpoints all over the city. we lived in terror!

Beware
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Beware

A young bochur riding his bicycle on Albany Avenue near Empire Blvd was stopped by a Police Officer due to the fact that he was riding on the sidewalk. The bochur, who does not speak English, did not understand why he was stopped and when the Officer asked him for identification he did not understand what the Officer wanted from him. The Officer responded by threatening to arrest him. A passerby noticed what was transpiring attempted to explain to the bochur to show some identification. The Officer was ungrateful for this and threatened the passerby that if she continued to… Read more »

Frustratue
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Frustratue

It’s about time we have an effective community council, This would never happend in Borogh Park of Williamsburg.

Police
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Police

Don’t forget that a policeman is not eactly a big “BAAR DAAS” )otherwise he would have been a doctor or a lawyer).

Dont brake the law!!!
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Dont brake the law!!!

To all the responding that this is unfair i have one thing to say, DO NOT BRAKE THE LAW!!!!! it is non of your business if the city is trying to make more money by enforcing (i repeat… ENFORCING) the law it is done in every place on earth, sometimes for whatever reason public safety of financial or maybe political the police is instructed to enforce the law and this is exactly what they are doing as residents of Crown Heights you have the same rights and bligations as any other resident. so when you do something wrong (and driving… Read more »

to #6
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to #6

blabla balablabla.

john
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john

hey wtvr ure name is your part of the problem just bc u know how to use the word bochur go jump in a lake this is wrong what ure doing is wrong by prosecuting people and scaring people for money ure no better then any other country that robs and harrases innocent civilians its called power corrupts and bullying corrupts and i do agree if crown heights was united there would be a voice on how the community should be treated and how it should behave and the police is not to get involved and dont tell me abt… Read more »

#7
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#7

I’m greatful for the insightful words!!!
so much wisdom in such short statement!!!
i think you should run for office!! AMERICA NEEDS YOU

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