‘It’s Just All Political Agenda’ Some Business Owners Criticize Mayor, City Response In Fells Point; Street Closures In Effect – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There was a visible police presence in Fells Point Friday night.

Fells Point tonight: Police car and command post on Thames Street. @wjz #FellsPoint pic.twitter.com/cRVRRuffgJ

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— Mike Hellgren (@HellgrenWJZ) June 11, 2021

Bill Packo owns Barley’s Backyard and has been a part of the Fells Point community for more than 3 decades. Like many others, he said he has reached his breaking point after violence and public drunkenness, which has been out of control in recent weeks.

“It’s a shame. What they’re letting happen to Fells Point is what they let happen in the Inner Harbor, and now it has made its way here,” Packo said. “There’s alcohol being sold by individuals out there, drugs, and clearly we all know about the shootings that took place last weekend. But there needs to be some control out there. There is none whatsoever.”

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