An anti-cart theft regulation is posted on each Trader Joe’s cart at Issaquah Commons shopping center. In early 2022, Issaquah began holding large retailers responsible for their carts. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
(Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
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WA cities take stricter approach to shopping cart theft

The measures often hinge on a balance between cities that don't want carts strewn over areas where they don't belong, and a rise in homelessness and numbers of vulnerable people who use carts for survival. VIEW

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