“I was stunned. I didn’t know what to think. I was shocked”
Source: Jay Syrmopoulos | Free Thought Project |
A suburban Atlanta garbage collector has been incarcerated after being arrested for starting work too early.
The sanitation worker, Kevin McGill, was sentenced to 30 days in jail after being cited for simply picking up the trash shortly after 5 a.m., one time.
A Sandy Springs city ordinance only allows for the hauling of trash between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
McGill was shocked when prosecutor Bill Riley requested the maximum penalty for violating the ordinance.
“I was stunned. I didn’t know what to think. I was shocked,” said McGill.
According to ABC 7, McGill had only been on the job for three months.
To sentence this man to 30 days of being held hostage by the state for being early for work one day, seems…
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