N.C. man arrested for displaying 'cheeseburger' sign
A North Carolina man was arrested after he displayed a sign that read "I'm thinking of a cheeseburger" on the side of a road, according to this report:
Michael Francis McLaughlin, 48, held the cardboard sign on the 500 block of Cox Road near I-85 Friday evening, Gastonia Police Officer J.K. Sarratt wrote on a misdemeanor criminal citation.
Gastonia City Ordinance 5-17 makes it unlawful for anyone to beg or offer to work for money or other compensation by “accosting one another or forcing oneself upon the company of another.”
Read the full story on the Gaston Gazette web site.
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March 9, 2010; 7:26 AM ET
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