Updated, March 9, 5 p.m.:
The sanitation worker jailed for 30 days for picking up trash too early in the morning will not serve any additional jail time.
The city of Sandy Springs Solicitors Office/Municipal Court released the following statement:
There are times when taking a step back provides the opportunity for better perspective. In retrospect, the actions of the court with regards to Mr. McGill’s sentence for violating the city’s noise laws, was disproportionate to a first-time offense. As such, the court has amended its sentence to time served and further probation suspended.
City ordinances are implemented for the protection of quality of life within a community. The adherence to these laws is important, and the City is obligated to enforce these laws, which includes imposing sanctions against those individuals who break the law.
City of Sandy Springs Solicitors Office / City of Sandy Springs Municipal Court
Sanitation worker Kevin McGill has been sentenced to jail for 30 days for picking up garbage before 7 a.m. in Sandy Springs, according to WSB.com.
A city ordinance states that garbage cannot be picked up before 7 a.m. or after 7 p.m. According to WSB, McGill was cited for picking up trash before 5 a.m.
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