A Colorado homeless man has been given six months for dumping more than four tons of garbage in Uncompahgre National Forest outside of Telluride”
Benjamin Yoho, 41, maintained a massive heap of litter in the forest from October 2014 to April 2015, report officials.
With the help of 48 volunteers, the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control airlifted over four tons of debris out of the forest by helicopter in May.
“This was no ordinary case of littering in the National Forest – this was full-scale trashing of the public lands and merited a term of incarceration,” Colorado U.S. Attorney John Walsh said in a statement.
Yoho got six months, so at least he won’t be homeless for the winter.