KHOU: HPD cracks down on handicapped parking abuse

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KHOU-11’s Rucks Russell reports that HPD cracked down today on people caught abusing handicapped parking placards:

“They’re trying to save a few dollars by not having to pay for parking,” HPD Sgt. Mike Lundholm said.

And it’s not just pocket change they’re saving. Officials say violators are costing the city close to $2 million a year, not to mention the hardship they cause for the people who really are disabled.

In fact, most of the drivers confronted by police checked out

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