What to do if your car was towed or mailbox was damaged in Newport County

Right after Saturday’s impressive blizzard blanketed New England with up to two ft of snow, Newport County people are nonetheless dealing with the clean up up.

Meanwhile, the effort to dig out from Saturday’s storm ongoing Monday, in some instances hampered by automobiles that remained on streets, producing it challenging for plows to move by.

Here’s what to do if you discover your self with a towed car or destroyed property from street plows.

Towed Autos

Several municipalities issued parking bans for selected streets ahead of Saturday’s nor’easter to make way for snowplows. Newport, which declared a ban on 24 streets all through the city a day right before the storm hit, has been the only municipality so considerably that has towed autos owing to the ban.

The cleanup begins in the Point neighborhood of Newport on Sunday morning after the city received more than 20 inches of snow.


32 cars and trucks were towed

Lt. April Amaral, Newport Police Department’s general public facts officer, mentioned several extra automobiles had been noticed in violation of the parking ban, but responded and moved their autos when contacted by the law enforcement department. The 32 towed autos were men and women who the office could not make contact with.

The town contracted two trucking providers to tow cars parked in limited locations.  Amaral suggested people who suspect their auto was towed by the metropolis to call the police division by means of their non-unexpected emergency selection, (401) 847-1306, for info on how to retrieve it.