A dispute over a garden is a civil matter, the village law director says.
Willford Beucler, 1003 N. Defiance, told police on Monday, May 21, that a man had used a rototiller to till land owned and maintained by the North Manor Park Home Owners Association.
Thepersonallegedlyturned over soil on his own property, but then encroached into the association’s property.
When police consulted with Mark Hagans, village law director, Hagans said the matter was a civil issue. Beucler was advised to contact an attorney.