Committee recommends shopping cart ordinance approval
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Some local stores could soon be punished for allowing customers to steal shopping carts.
We first told you about a proposed ordinance earlier this month.
On Monday, The Public Safety and Health Committee is recommending to approve the ordinance.
Alderwoman Chantia Lewis says stolen shopping carts are becoming an unwelcome sight in alleys and streets across the city.
Stores would be fined up to $500 for reach cart found off the property.