November 11, 2011 in Uncategorized
In the early morning hours of November 11, 2011, Denver Police delivered a message to Occupy Denver:
It is illegal to place any encumbrance on the public right of way. An encumbrance is defined as “any article, vehical or thing whatsoever” which is on “any street, alley, sidewalk, parkway or other public way or place.” D.R.M.C. 49-246 et. seq. The manager of Public works may order all encumbrances in the public right-of-way to be removed. The failure to remove items so ordered is a criminal offense; the maximum possible penalty for which is up to one year in the county jail and/or up to $999 fine.
PLEASE REMOVE ALL PERSONAL ITEMS FROM THIS AREA.
If personal items are not removed immediately, you may be subject to an order of removal at which time all items will be subject to removal by the Denver Police Department.
Agency- Denver Police Department
-Occupy Denver PR