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A feud over a parking space for a boat has led to an accusation that Greenwich's harbormaster was producing child pornography when he caught images of kids playing in the water while taking photos along the town's shore. Retired police officer Peter Silbereisen apparently keeps his boat tied to a mooring in the middle of a public channel off the shoreline. Harbormaster Ian MacMillan deemed it a hazard and sent Silbereisen a notice ordering him to move it. Silbereisen ignored the order. So MacMillan and his crew moved the mooring and boat 120 yards towards the shore themselves. Silbereisen moved it back. Gathering evidence of this, the harbormaster returned on his boat with a camera. It was a nice day and boaters were gathered there. MacMillan says he heard Silbereisen on his police marine radio requesting police assistance and alleging MacMillan was taking sexually explicit photos of children. Selectman David Theis told Greenwich Time he saw the photos and they show "young people frolicking in the water. Nothing too suggestive at all." Added MacMillan, "I have no interest in any kind of porn at all."
By Nick Keppler
August 20, 2013