Man arrested for panhandling in Westport
Published 9:10 am, Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Jonathan Green, 50, of New Haven, was arrested Sunday at approximately 5 p.m. after police said he was spotted panhandling at the bottom of the Interstate 95 Exit 17 entrance ramp in Saugatuck.
Police said Green had been previously observed panhandling there and was warned to desist. When he returned to the location to panhandle again, he was taken into custody, police said.
Green was charged with first-degree criminal trespass, and was released on a written promise to appear March 9 in Norwalk Superior Court.