Denver man cited for disturbing the peace — over loud water fountain

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DENVER — Going with the flow? Not these neighbors.

The Denver Police Department cited a man last week for disturbing the peace — because of a large water fountain.

Officers responded to a home in the 900 block of South Franklin Street, across from Washington Park, on May 1 after a neighbor called to complain about a loud water fountain.

DPD says officers have responded to the location before over the fluid situation.

DPD says the neighbors couldn’t come to a resolution over the noise of the fountain and police were called to try to calm the waters.

Police said the owner of the fountain, Ronald Huff, 63, “proved to be very difficult, refusing to turn the fountain off.”

Officers convinced his wife to turn off the fountain, then cited Huff for disturbing the peace, leaving him high and dry.