The British are already being harassed by the trash police. Now the harassment is coming here. It’s all about raising revenue for the parasite class and empowering petty control freaks.
An elderly Manhattan woman living on Social Security was slapped with a $100 ticket — just for throwing away a newspaper in a city trash can.
Delia Gluckin, 80, tossed the paper in a bin right outside her Inwood apartment building Sunday morning, only to be ambushed by an overzealous Department of Sanitation agent wielding a citation book.
“I was walking to take the subway downtown and dropped it in a trash can, and this lady in a blue uniform ran up to me,” Gluckin told The Post.
“I thought she was going to ask for directions. She said, ‘You just dropped garbage in there,’ ” according to Gluckin.
“I said, ‘I didn’t, it was just a newspaper,’ and I offered to take it out,” said Gluckin, who had tossed her Sunday Post out.
Sanit cop Kathy Castro wrote Gluckin the summons for putting “improper refuse” in a city litter basket.
“She acted as if I had a committed a crime,” said the outraged octogenarian.
Read more at the New York Post.