advertisement

St. Louis treasurer candidate has 4 unpaid parking tickets

Thursday, July 12, 2012 | 11:16 a.m. CDT; updated 1:12 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 12, 2012

ST. LOUIS — Brian Wahby is running for treasurer in St. Louis, a job that oversees city parking enforcement. Among the fines he might have to collect are his own.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that other candidates for treasurer and members of the public are critical of Wahby for failing to pay the fine for four parking tickets that date back to 1998.

Wahby, who is chairman of the city's Democratic Party, said he gets and pays a lot of tickets. He said those four simply slipped through the cracks.

The Post-Dispatch said Wahby isn't alone in piling up tickets. Five of the seven treasurer candidates have been assessed late fees for tickets.

But Wahby had the most tickets with 50, and the most late fees with 33.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements