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Top Parking Offender In Spokane Has More Than $9,000 In Unpaid Tickets

Monday night, the Spokane city council voted 6-0 to bring back the boot for habitual parking offenders. The city has not used the boot since the 1980's. Monday night, the Spokane city council voted 6-0 to bring back the boot for habitual parking offenders. The city has not used the boot since the 1980's.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Monday night, the Spokane city council voted 6-0 to bring back the boot for habitual parking offenders. The city has not used the boot since the 1980's. The city says in the past ten years there have been more than 4 million dollars in unpaid parking tickets equaling around 90,000 unpaid tickets. The city says it aims to crack down on habitual offenders in the future.

On Tuesday, KHQ filed a records request with the city and found the top 25 parking offenders in Spokane. The top 25 make up for more than $130,000 dollars in fines. According to the list the top offender has $9,580 dollars in unpaid parking tickets in the past ten years with 266 outstanding tickets. The 25th offender has $3,680 dollars in unpaid fines.

The city says over the next few months it will contact habitual offenders and try to work out payment plans.

However, the city says if those repeat offenders are spotted downtown at an unpaid meter your car could get booted even towed.

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