FORT MYERS, Fla.– More than 70 abandoned shopping carts littered busy US 41 in North Fort Myers on Tuesday afternoon.
For days, shoppers from Walmart had been taking the carts off of property, which is a misdemeanor under Florida law. People who live nearby said they had never seen so many empty carts. They were filled with garbage and pushed into ditches.
Some of the carts were blocking sidewalks, making it hard to get around the area safely.
Alex Underwood, who works in the area, noticed the carts piling up. He said it seemed like the grocery store was not