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 Citizen volunteers, Reed and Bill Staley take down illegal roadside signs for county code enforcement.  CHARLIE KAIJO   |   Times Jim Reed removes a sign advertisement on State Road 60 in Brandon.

Illegal sign patrol on a mission to clean up Hillsborough streets

BRANDON --Jim Reed, rifling through the back of his Nissan Pathfinder, picks out a sign. "You see these all over the place. 'Free Groceries.' You and I know there ain't nothing free.'' Here's another: " 'Buy a New Home, $1,000 Down.' All scam stuff, basically that's what it is. I'd like to see anybody buy a new hou …