In Fountain Valley, scavenging in recycling or trash bins is against the law and prohibited under the City's Municipal Code (FVMC 6.08.060). If you see a scavenger, do not confront him or her. Get a description of the person, vehicle and license plate if possible. Then call the Fountain Valley Police Department at 714-593-4485.
Remember, do not approach or confront a scavenger because you do not want to create the potential for a dangerous situation.