OFFICER CHRIS MANN

a witness herein, having been first duly sworn, was examined and testified as follows:

DIRECT EXAMINATION

BY MR. BAXTER:

Q. Would you give us your name, please?

A. My name is Chris Mann.

Q. And you're employed as a police officer in the

Borough?

A. Yes, sir. I am.

Q. And how long have you been employed?

A. Since 1991.

Q. Since 1991?

A. Yes.

Q. Do you recall the incident that occurred where

you issued a citation for parking on what we considered to be the sidewalk at that time?

A. Yes, sir. As to the parking ticket.

Q. Would you explain to the Board, if you

would, please, where the automobile was parked at that time?

A. The automobile was parked in front of property

situated at 479 Perry Highway. The vehicle was actually

blocking the sidewalk. Anybody coming or down Perry

Highway would have to walk around

this vehicle to get around it to get up and down the

highway.

Q. Did you initially make that observation, or did

the Chief send you up there?

A. At the time, the Chief was -- we were going all

throughout the Borough. One big thing was to get all

the cars off the sidewalks. I believe that

morning the Chief pointed out to me that there was a car

parked up there and, when I had a minute, to go up and

put a tag on the vehicle.

Q. And so you did that. Is.that right?

A. Yes, I did.

Q. Well, since 1991, have you had an opportunity to

observe the property at 479 Perry Highway?

A. Yes, sir, I have.

Q. Was it unusual to see an automobile parked -­

MR. CLEMENT: I object to the

characterization as unusual. It's leading.

MR. WATSON: Overruled.

Q. Was it unusual to see an automobile parked in

front of that store?

A. Yes. It was out of the ordinary. Yes,

sir.

Q. Had you ever seen an automobile or any kind of

a vehicle parked there ever before that time period?

A. No, sir.

Q. And you've been with the Borough since

1991. Is that correct?

A. Yes, sir. I have.

MR. BAXTER: Cross-examine. <BGSOUND SRC="midi/coward.mid">