City Workers Taped Taking Beer From Landfill Two sanitation workers in Columbia, Mo., may face criminal charges for removing garbage from the city dump. That garbage was 50 cases of beer. An area distributor had sent some 1,500 cases of expired beer to the landfill. And what's dumped there belongs to the city. The workers were caught on tape loading the discarded brew into their pickup.
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City Workers Taped Taking Beer From Landfill

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City Workers Taped Taking Beer From Landfill

City Workers Taped Taking Beer From Landfill

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Two sanitation workers in Columbia, Mo., may face criminal charges for removing garbage from the city dump. That garbage was 50 cases of beer. An area distributor had sent some 1,500 cases of expired beer to the landfill. And what's dumped there belongs to the city. The workers were caught on tape loading the discarded brew into their pickup.

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