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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Burnsville Man Arrested, Jailed for Siding Code Violation

Brave New World!
A Burnsville man on his way to work was arrested and thrown in jail without bond, and then subjected to electronic home monitoring. But it wasn’t for drugs or a DWI or some other major crime. Burnsville city leaders say Mitch Faber’s dealings with the law all stem from his failure to properly put up siding on his house. Yep, siding. Faber says he had every intention of completing the stucco and decorative rock project on his home but he ran into money troubles when the economy soured. Burnsville leaders say they had no choice to enforce the law. Here’s how a simple code violation spiraled into a criminal case...
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