A 63-year old homeless man was arrested on Sunday, after several days of allegedly harassing several businesses and their patrons along Oneida's "Four Lane."
Jimmy Lee Ridner, 63, was arrested by Oneida Police Department officers Sunday, one day after allegedly attempting to steal a shopping cart from Tractor Supply Co.
Multiple citizens had complained about Ridner's solicitations for money, and several had posted on Facebook about their experiences, warning others to steer clear of the man. One woman said he attempted to enter her vehicle after asking for money, and several people said he acted rudely when they did not give him money.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and address to which your newspaper is mailed to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.
The complete story can be found in the Feb. 9, 2017 print edition of the Independent Herald.