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42 Tons of Trash Removed

The home of John R. Mallgren of Mastic Beach, New York was condemned for unsafe conditions. Workers then removed 85,000 pounds of debris from the property, which required 10 garbage trucks! The city is sending the $8,742 bill to the owner of the property, John W. Mallgren, who is the occupant's father. He had tried to clean up the property before, but was threatened by his son. Town Supervisor Mark Lesko said a pit bull was also seized, and was taken to a shelter.
The younger Mallgren is due in District Court in Islip on Aug. 13 for a charge of second-degree menacing for allegedly threatening his father with a hammer, records state. He is also due in District Court in Patchogue on Aug. 20 to respond to the code violations, court officials said.

The younger Mallgren apparently accumulated the junk during the years he lived in the home, Lesko said, and seems to believe the debris has commercial value.

The man is "a menace in the neighborhood," who let the home deteriorate into something "like a scene out of a movie," Lesko said.

Link -via Huffington Post

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Whoops, found the other pics. Still, I'd call it disorganized, not debris. One thing's for sure, he could have had one heck of a yardsale if he'd been ambitious enough.
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Wait, are there any other pictures of his "trash"?

All I see are some classic cars and tires that still have decent tread on them. I've got the same stuff in my front yard and no one has yet tried to report me for code violations.
A jukebox? Really? Those things are worth some money.
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Heh, funny. Guys, FUD is not a laughing matter. I'm sure owners who've had their pets destroyed because of said FUD would not find it so funny. I'm disappointed neatorama editors didn't point out this ridiculous element. Pit bulls used to be the generic family dog up through the fifties.

Disclaimer: I own a pit bull, and he's an awesome dog. The felines would disagree, but he tries to love them anyway.
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