Coronavirus News: Rash of discarded PPE leads to $1K fine in Southampton

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Southampton police say littering PPE gets $1K fine
The police say they have had an increase in littering of PPE all over the village.

SOUTHAMPTON, Suffolk County (WABC) -- Officials in Suffolk County are cracking down on littering after finding discarded gloves and masks scattered in streets and parking lots across Southampton.

The Southampton Village Police Department shared pictures of the trash found by an officer.

In a Facebook post, the department says anyone seen littering can face up to a $1,000 fine.


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