Mayor In Feud With Police Chief Gets 5 Tickets
Already in a legal battle with her police chief, Mayor Angela Garretson now faces five summonses that a township officer issued her in July.
Garretson faces summonses charging her with disregarding an officer’s hand signals, obstructing passage of vehicles, improper passing, talking on a cellphone and driving through a safety zone.
All of the tickets were issued by Officer Matthew Casterline, the president of the union representing township police officers.
The alleged violations occurred at 9 a.m. July 12, on Hillside Avenue near Hilldale Place, while Garretson was driving a 2016 Mercedes SUV, according to the tickets.