Thomas Mullen looks into his pod home as his father, Jim, looks at the damage to the pod he built. Mullen’s pod was taken by Caltrans on July 12 and damaged when the state agency impounded it from an area near a freeway. Thomas Mullen was arrested then for illegal camping and soon released, but did not claim his possessions.
Thomas Mullen looks into his pod home as his father, Jim, looks at the damage to the pod he built. Mullen’s pod was taken by Caltrans on July 12 and damaged when the state agency impounded it from an area near a freeway. Thomas Mullen was arrested then for illegal camping and soon released, but did not claim his possessions. Gavin McIntyre gmcintyre@sacbee.com
Thomas Mullen looks into his pod home as his father, Jim, looks at the damage to the pod he built. Mullen’s pod was taken by Caltrans on July 12 and damaged when the state agency impounded it from an area near a freeway. Thomas Mullen was arrested then for illegal camping and soon released, but did not claim his possessions. Gavin McIntyre gmcintyre@sacbee.com

His father made him a ‘pod’ shelter to get him off the street. Then it was impounded

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