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It’s Wrong That Homeless People Are Being Buried in Fines

This defies logic. On Monday, an Ontario judge dropped $65,000 in fines against a man who had been homeless for years, the Toronto Star reports. Gerry Williams was ticketed 430 times when he lived on Toronto streets, for non-criminal offences such as getting drunk in a subway station, jaywalking, carrying open liquor, loitering, littering, and trespassing. He told […] The post It’s Wrong That Homeless People Are Being Buried in Fines appeared first on Torontoist.
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