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Houston: Homeless Vet Not Ticketed for Eating Trash

James Kelly was cited under scavenging statute: police department rep

(Newser) - A homeless man was ticketed last week while searching for food in a Houston trash bin , and the news didn't go over well. Now the HPD is on the defensive and explaining that James Kelly was ticketed for making a mess, not for attempting to feed himself. And a... More »

Homeless Vet Looks for Food in Trash, Gets Ticketed

James Kelly fighting Houston dumpster diving charge

(Newser) - James Kelly, a nine-year Navy veteran, was ticketed in Houston last week for trying to find something to eat. Kelly, who is homeless, was looking for food in a trash bin near Houston's City Hall when a police officer charged him with "disturbing the contents of a garbage... More »

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