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Old 10-16-2014, 12:33 AM
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Jailed Over Messy Yard

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Old 10-16-2014, 01:10 AM
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Multiple code violations...I'd bet the back story is that she got 17 code violations, refused to remedy them, got taken to court, acted like an indignant jerk to the judge, then got thrown in jail for contempt
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Old 10-16-2014, 01:29 AM
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If that happened in Lenoir city it had to be real bad.
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Old 10-16-2014, 08:18 AM
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The place was slightly overgrown.





The truth is the woman (and her husband) really had no excuse for not maintaining their yard. Her excuse was basically that they didn't have time to take care of the yard because they only had 1 car. I'm sure the city sent them multiple notices and the lady just ignored them.

knox points out that it must have been real bad. Not necessarily. Maybe the city is just tired of being ignored and decided to make an example out of this lady.
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Old 10-16-2014, 09:34 AM
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That sounds about right. Knoxville is pretty strict. Well the city is at least. You cant even park a car in the grass now here in the city. They will cite you for it. If they also see a car with an expired tag sitting in a driveway they will cite you for it because that one less car they are not getting tax revenue from.
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Old 10-16-2014, 10:30 AM
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I live about 15 minutes from this place and the posted pics are pretty bad. The city in question isn't exactly prestigious. Where I live that would've been called out by the town much sooner.
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Old 10-16-2014, 10:41 AM
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There are a few thousand of those in Jackson mi lol not to mention Detroit
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Old 10-16-2014, 11:58 AM
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I think there is probably more to the story than just her place looking like a dump.
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Old 10-16-2014, 03:21 PM
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It happened here a while back. HOA cited a HO to sod his yard. Ended up in court. HO failed to comply with judgement and was held in contempt. These things don't happen over night and there are plenty of opportunities to rectify the situation. Our community has reached out and helped many residents that fell into a situation and needed help.
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Old 10-16-2014, 03:26 PM
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What patriot said. It doesn't happen over night. It was prolly dragged out for months.

We spent most of last summer cutting hi grass violations for our local parish. By the time the property got to us, it meant the parish had been notifying the property owner for atleast 45-90 days after the first violation.
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