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Maryland Man Jailed for Messy Yard

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Maryland Man Jailed for Messy Yard

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Maryland Man Jailed for Messy Yard

Maryland Man Jailed for Messy Yard

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Authorities gave George Hartsuff 30 days to clear the old boats, crab pots and other debris from his backyard. He apparently just didn't get around to it. When the authorities returned they found an Arizona Iced Tea vending machine along with the other debris. Now it's 60 days in the pokey for Hartsuff. How do you clean your yard if you're in jail?