Police are looking for some butt busters

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - August 3, 2010

Deputies in Raleigh County, West Virginia, are cracking down on people who toss cigarette butts out of their car windows.

People who see a flying butt can call the Butt Busters hot line to report a license plate number and other details.

The sheriff's office then sends letters to the car owners notifying them that they were spotted littering.

They also receive a pocket ash tray and educational material.

The hot line is sponsored by the Raleigh County Make It Shine Committee.

Co-chair Sherrie Hunter says they're getting about 35 calls a month.

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