Moundsville, WV Vigilante Councilman Stops Tractor Trailer

Moundsville (Marshall County), WV Councilman Phil Remke illegally pulled in front of a tractor trailer hauling a backhoe traveling down a street he says the truck was not supposed to be traveling. Remke’s stunt, which endangered himself, the truck, and other motorists, elicited a police response. Remke says big trucks in the area hauling equipment for gas drillers are ruining city streets. Apparently Remke is patrolling on his own to ensure trucks don’t travel prohibited streets–even though he admits the signs prohibiting truck traffic on certain streets are too small and go unnoticed.

Here’s the story of the vigilante councilman in Moundsville…

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