Friday, June 12, 2009

Man fined £50 for littering ... for dropping £10 note!!!

An arthritis sufferer was accused of littering and handed a £50 fixed-penalty notice after dropping a ten pound note in the street.

Stewart Smith, 36, was leaving a charity shop after buying a £3 T-shirt when he dropped the offending note along with a price tag.

When two officers approached him outside the Capability Scotland store in Ayr and pointed out he had dropped the money, Mr Smith was initially grateful.

He was then stunned when they slapped him with a fine. More...

See also:

  1. In Malaysia's Alor Star, litterbugs get blown at ... by a whistle!!!
  2. Recycling litter to pay for your honeymoon?
  3. Be careful of what you throw; Big Brother is monitoring your rubbish bin...

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