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Joyce Coomer on littering: $500 fine has been in place for years

Joyce Coomer writes:
The roadsides and city streets both are strewn with litter. A $500 fine (and I have seen signs for $1,500) has been in place for years. Unless a law officer sees someone throw something from their vehicle and can prove the item came from that person's vehicle, it is nearly impossible to enforce the fine for littering. - Joyce M. Coomer
Thanks. - Apparently, as Sheriff Harrison Moss says, people don't litter when they see a police car. Are we ready for strategically placed video surveillance? Or does that smell too much of an authoritarian, big brother state? - EW



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