East Hampton Village Police Bust Garbage Man for Picking Up Trash Early

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Don't think about touching this garbage can prior to 7 a.m. Photo credit: iStock/Thinkstock

East Hampton Village Police busted a garbage man November 5 for picking up garbage too early on Montauk Highway.

The 24-year-old garbage man was issued a village code summons for violating the 2005 local law 196-1A8, which prohibits “Construction activity or garbage collection between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., in such manner as to disturb the peace, quiet and comfort of the neighboring inhabitants.”

The incident report states that the violation occurred at 6:42 a.m.

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