Homeless man finds wallet with $485 and turns it in to police
Homeless Man's Honesty Lauded by Upstate NY Police - ABC News
Hassel Junior Barber lives on the streets of Kingston by choice. He sleeps in doorways and on stoops.And, police say, he's an honest man.Barber found a wallet plopped down on a sidewalk Sunday in the Hudson Valley city. Inside: $485. Money, Detective Lt. Thierry Croizer said, that Barber certainly could have used for food, shelter, clothes.Instead, the 50-year-old homeless man marched the wallet to the police station and turned it in. No reward needed.
"He told us that he did not want anything in return," Croizer said Wednesday. "That he did it because it was the right thing to do, and those are his words, the right thing to do."