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Councilman wants city to crack down on panhandlers

by Associated Press Published: July 7,2012

Tags: arrest, beg, begging, city council, councilman, fine, jail, money, municipal government, panhandle, panhandler, panhanling

JACKSON — Jackson City Councilman Quentin Whitwell wants to make it more costly to panhandle in downtown Jackson by increasing fines and possible jail sentences for repeat offenses. Whitwell tells The Clarion-Ledger residents have complained more and more lately of being accosted when they go downtown. While acknowledging the ordinance won’t solve the problem on […] [...]

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