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It’s not environmental terrorism, it’s the law

Upper East Side Woman, Darbe Pitofsky, Ticketed For Using City Trash Can
July 5, 2011 by Carol D’Auria

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An elderly Upper East Side woman claims a sanitation agent chased her, threatened her with arrest and slapped her with a ticket for putting day-old newspapers in a city trash can.

Darbe Pitofsky, 83, said she was on her way for a cup of coffee around 6:30 a.m. on June 25 when she threw a brown bag filled with old papers in a city litter basket near her apartment on East 71st Street.

She said a sanitation worker quickly jumped out of his vehicle and demanded her information to write a summons.

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