In response to threatening phone calls to City Hall, North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau now has a police officer chauffeuring her around to city functions.
In one instance, Police Chief Marc Elias drove Tondreau’s daughter to school.
The revelation came during Tuesday night’s council meeting when Councilman Scott Galvin asked why the city called a tow-truck to have a resident’s car removed from the mayor’s parking spot.
Galvin said he believed the tow-truck was called for an employee to park in the space instead.
That is when Tondreau clarified the white Chevrolet SUV with city plates was her police escort.
“The city car that was parked in my parking space was used by the police department since we have had threats to the city. Somebody wants to blow us out. Somebody does not like the fact that black people are in majority in this body. They don’t like it,” she said.