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Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska
 

By Ron Loesch 

Harbor security cameras capture dumpster freeloaders

 

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These security cameras are newly installed in the city’s harbors.

Newly installed security cameras at the city harbors have enabled the department to photograph freeloaders attempting to stuff personal trash into harbor dumpsters.

While boat owners are entitled to dump reasonable amounts of boat related trash into harbor dumpsters, oven ranges and full-size chest freezers don’t belong in the public trash bins, according to Harbormaster Glo Wollen.

On March 5 in the South Harbor near the city crane dock, security cameras clearly captured images of individuals lifting a full-size kitchen range into a dumpster. Wollen contacted the individuals and gave the...



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