1410861 story Going Through the Garbage 730 Posted by michael on Tuesday December 31, 2002 @04:47PM from the taking-out-the-trash dept. frankejames writes "This is a very funny piece on how Portland politicians said it was okay for police to seize a citizen's garbage without a search warrant. But when some reporters swiped their garbage (and reported the contents!) they screamed foul play! Read Portland's top brass said it was OK to swipe your garbage--so we grabbed theirs."