Used car dealership owner parks fleet in residental parking during storm

Used car dealership owner parks fleet in residental parking during storm


BE CAREFUL, MICHAEL. WE APPRECIATE YOUR AORTA REPORTING. THANK YOU.>>Calvin: THE OWNER OF A SOUTH FLORIDA USED CAR DEALERSHIP IS NOW FACING $12,000 IN FINES AND COULD EVEN FACE JAIL TIME FOLLOWING A LOCAL10 NEWS INVESTIGATION.>>Laurie: AS WE FIRST REPORTED FRIDAY NIGHT, SEVERAL HOLLYWOOD RESIDENTS WERE TURNED AWAY FROM THE DOWNTOWN PARKING DRAINAGE GARAGE BECAUSE A USED CAR DEALER HAD PARKED HIS FLEET IN SPOTS SEVERED FOR RESIDENTS DURING THE STORM.>>Calvin: LOCAL10 INVESTIGATOR JEFF WEINSIER WENT TO THE DEALERSHIP TO SEE IF THERE WAS ANY EXPLANATION.>>I WANTED TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT THE CARS.>>GETS SOFT PROPERTY.>>I WANTED TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT THE CARS YOU PARKLAND THEY GARAGE.>>YOU NEED TO GET OFF THE PROPERTY, SIR.>>IS THERE ANYONE WHO CAN TALK TO US?>>Jeff: HIGH CLAIMS NOT TO BE THE OWNER OF AUTO LINE ON FEDERAL WHOO I IN HALLANDALE BEACH BUT HE’S MOVING CARS AROUND THE GARAGE AND GIVING ORDERS. IF CITY OF HOLLYWOOD SAID DURING HURRICANE IRMA THIS DEALERSHIP PARKED ITS FLEET IN A CITY GARAGE, A GARAGE RESERVED FOR RESIDENTS TO PARK TO PROTECT THEIR VEHICLES DURING THE STORM FOR FREE. WE COUNTED 47 CARS, ALL HAD NO TAGS, MANY HAD WARRANTY STICKERS ON THEM, TAKING UP RESIDENTS’ SPACES, AND THOSE RESIDENTS WERE TURNED AWAY WERE NOT HAPPY.>>I DON’T KNOW WHY WE OPENED THIS PARKING GARAGE FOR EVERYBODY TO PARK AND THEN THE RESIDENTS HERE COULDN’T PARK.>>I DON’T THINK IT’S FAIR TO EVERYONE ELSE. I DON’T KNOW HOW THEY GOT IN HERE.>>THIS IS UNFATHER TO THE REST OF PUBLIC WHO NEED.>>IT WHO DECIDED TO PARK THE CARS THERE.>>>>NOBODY. THERE’S NO COMMENT. YOU GUYS HAVE TO GET OFF THE PROPERTY.>>DO YOU FEEL SORRY FOR THE RESIDENTS WHO WERE PICKED UP YOU OF.>>YOU HAVE TO GATE OF PROPERTY.>>NO COMMENT AT ALL?>>YOU HAVE TO TALK TO MY LAWYER.>>WHO IS YOUR LAWYER.>>Jeff: CALL YOUR LAWYER? I THOUGHT HE JUST SAID HE DIDN’T OWN THE PLACE. THE CITY OF HOLLYWOOD BASICALLY ISSUED THE DEALER 24 SEPARATE NOISES NOTICES TO APPEAR. THAT’S A FORM OF PRASE IF CITY SAID AUTO LINE VIOLATED A CITY ORDINANCE THAT PROHIBITS TEWES OF PUBLIC PROPERTY FOR PRIVATE BUSINESS. THE FINES ARE $12,000. THE OWNER COULD FACE 60 DAYS IN JAIL, BUT THERE IS NO APOLOGY HERE.>>I THINK YOU OWE THE RESIDENTS AN EXPLANATION.>>YOU HAVE TO LEAVE THE PROPERTY.>>Jeff: JEFF WEINSIER, LOCAL10

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