Insider: How did a neighbourly dispute escalate to the point of arrest?

June 10, 2017

In episode 15 of the Hamilton Spectator Newroom Insider podcast, host Natalie Paddon talks to reporter Jon Wells about a particularly heated dispute between neighbours.

Hamilton police are called to respond to neighbour issues daily; last year the city’s bylaw department fielded nearly 2,000 calls complaining about unkempt lawns alone.

But these complaints seldom lead to the arrest of a citizen in their 70s.

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