Alternate Side Parking Begins 11/1/2018

RICHLAND CENTER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Press Release
October 29, 2018

The City of Richland Center wants to remind residents that Alternate Side Parking begins on Thursday, November 1st, and will run through March 31, 2018. Persons parking vehicles on city streets are required to abide by Alternate Side Parking regulations EACH NIGHT between November 1st and March 31st.

Alternate Side Parking enforcement will take place randomly throughout the week in addition to when the city receives an accumulation of snow and/or ice. Alternate Side Parking will be enforced between the hours of 12:01 AM and 7:00 AM.

Alternate Side Parking requires vehicles to be parked on the odd numbered side of the street on odd numbered dates and the even side of the street on even numbered dates. Residents need to remember that the date during the overnight hours of 12:01 am to 7:00 am determines odd or even side parking. Owners of vehicles in violation of Alternate Side Parking regulations will be subject to a $10.00 parking ticket.

During a period of unusually severe winter weather, the city may declare a Snow Removal Emergency. During a Snow Removal Emergency, parking is prohibited on all city streets and highways. Residents would be required to find off-street parking for up to 72 hours or until snow-removal operations are declared completed by the Public Works Superintendent. Violations of a snow removal emergency will result is a $15.00 ticket.

In addition to tuning into WRCO, the City of Richland Center urges residents to sign up for Nixle alerts to keep up to date on local information including declared Snow Emergencies. You can sign up at www.nixle.com. Make sure to sign up for all alerts, advisories and community messages under the Richland County Emergency Management account. The service is free and you can choose to receive e-mail and/or text message alerts. City Residents using Facebook can also keep up to date on declared Snow Emergencies by following the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page where declared Snow Emergencies will be posted.

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ORDINANCE CHAPTER 101.15 – ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING.

(1) During the period commencing November 1 of each year through the following March 31, it shall be unlawful for any person to park any vehicle upon any street in the City of Richland Center between the hours of 12:01 A.M. and the following 7:00 A.M., except as hereinafter permitted.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of Paragraph (1) above, it shall be lawful to park a vehicle on a street of the City of Richland Center between the hours of 12:01 A.M. and the following 7:00 A.M. from November 1 through the succeeding March 31, provided that such vehicle is parked on the side of the street determined as follows:

(a) On dates the last digit of which is an even number, vehicles shall be parked on that side of the street having official City house numbers as assigned pursuant to Chapter 607, the last digits of which are even numbers. 101-24 11-30-12

(b) On dates the last digit of which is an odd number, vehicles shall be parked on that side of the street having official City house numbers as assigned pursuant to Chapter 607, the last digits of which are odd numbers.

(c) For purposes of this subchapter, the date shall be determined as of 12:01 A.M., regardless of whether the vehicle was parked prior to midnight.

 

Drug Related Arrest and Charges

RICHLAND CENTER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Press Release
November 10th, 2017

A search warrant executed Friday, November 10th in the City of Richland Center resulted in the arrest of three individuals on drug related charges.

According to Chief of Police Lucas Clements, members of the Richland-Iowa-Grant Drug Task Force and the Richland County Special Response Team (SRT) executed the search warrant at 476 Sunset Lane.

A search of the residence resulted in the seizing of multiple ounces of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and thousands of dollars in cash.

PHOTO OF CASH SEIZED.

Arrested were Brandon K. Mohr, 23, Zachary L. Hardy, 27, and John M. Butler, 38, all of Richland Center.

Mohr and Hardy are tentatively charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, maintaining a drug house, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Butler is tentatively charged with felony possession of marijuana as a repeater.

All charges have been forwarded to Richland County District Attorney Jennifer Harper for prosecution.

Officers and Deputies from both the Richland Center Police Department and Richland County Sheriff’s Department are assigned to the Tri-County Drug Task Force. The member agencies of the task force work cooperatively to combat trafficking and abuse of illegal drugs in Southwest Wisconsin.

The Richland County SRT team consists of Officers and Deputies from the Richland Center Police Department and Richland County Sheriff’s Department who have received specialized training in building entries as well as other tactical situations which local law enforcement may be called upon to resolve.

Also assisting with the investigation was Richland County EMS.

Chief of Police Lucas Clements stresses how important citizen involvement is in law enforcement’s continued fight against illegal drugs. “The culmination of this investigation is a prime example of citizen involvement in action. We need to work with the community to do our best to keep illegal drugs off the streets of Richland Center”, adds Clements.

Chief Clements would like to remind citizens to report any suspicious activity by notifying law enforcement. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call Richland Area Crime Stoppers at 647-CLUE (2583) and may be eligible for a cash reward.