City crews have removed about 36 tons of garbage, including human waste, from a park in L.A. after officials let the homeless overrun the place.
Last week, crews entered L.A.’s Echo Park to clean up after the city abruptly closed the park and chased everyone out. The garbage included more than 180 pounds of feces and 564 pounds of urine.
The clean-up and repair job cost the taxpayers $600,000, according to Fox News.
“I couldn’t believe it,” said Echo Park resident Riley Montgomery after being told that 700 pounds of human waste was found. “It’s terrifying and horrifying.”
Naturally, left-wing advocates for the homeless claimed that the shut-down was just the city trying to get rid of homeless people.
“Taking militarized police action to displace people who are already displaced is cruel and does nothing to bolster public safety. Mass arrests of protesters, legal observers and journalists will not keep the city’s brutal, ill-conceived actions from being known. The city leaders who approved this approach should be held accountable,” the ACLU said.
The ACLU, of course, ignored the fact that the crews also found hundreds of pounds of drug paraphernalia and used syringes.
L.A.’s Echo Park is not the only city finding major problems with the homeless. The Democrat infested areas on the West Coast are turning into camps of zombies.
L.A. alone has found a 50 percent increase in the number of homeless people flooding into the area.
As PJ Media notes, rime has risen along with these illegal encampments:
Crime stats provided by the LAPD to the city council indicate a 177% rise in violent crime and a 162% climb in assault with a deadly weapon by a homeless person. With what they spend on guns, skateboards, and dog food you’d think they could get an apartment. There were at least two major fires from the encampment.
Gang activity is also rising.
Good job, Democrats.
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