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CrimePeople who leave donations at homeless camps face charges, police say

21:00  05 september  2019
21:00  05 september  2019 Source:   wcvb.com

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Dozens of people are living in the woods outside Sanford, but police say they will charge those who leave supplies to help them.

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According to Sanford police, anyone caught leaving clothes or donations at homeless camp sites will be charged with littering. Instead, officers suggest donating to a homeless charity.

There is no homeless shelter in Sanford, but the town has recently increased efforts to curb homelessness including offering medical care, garbage disposal and portable toilets.

Littering is a civil offense and subject to a fine of $500 to $1,000 depending on the amount deposited.

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