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Who watches the Crime Watch?

Wareham volunteer arrested in dispute over parking rules

George Coleman, the leader of Onset’s Crime Watch program, was arrested earlier this month after a dispute over a parking ticket. George Coleman, the leader of Onset’s Crime Watch program, was arrested earlier this month after a dispute over a parking ticket. (Matthew J. Lee/ Globe Staff/ File)
By Emily Sweeney
Globe Staff / July 30, 2009

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G eorge H. Coleman is a familiar sight in Onset, a little seaside village in Wareham, where he patrols the streets in a Ford Crown Victoria, keeping an eye out for trouble. Trouble could mean a broken street light (he reports it to the town), suspicious activity (he calls police), or an illegally parked car (he places a parking ticket ... (Full article: 853 words)

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