Four People Fined for Dumping Rubbish in Selby District
12:25pm 17th January 2014
Four people have been prosecuted for fly tipping in Selby district.
Three cases were brought in front of York Magistrates Court and the offenders were successfully prosecuted.
John Marshall, 25, of the Gables, Holmes Lane, Selby and was found guilty in his absence of failing to ensure that household waste was correctly disposed after bags of household waste were found dumped on Denison Road, Selby. He was fined £350, ordered to pay costs of £500 and a victim surcharge of £35.
Danielle Clayton, 24, of Woodville Terrace, Selby was found guilty in her absence of failing to ensure that household waste was correctly disposed of after bags of household waste were found dumped near the garages of Woodville Terrace. She was fined £350, ordered to pay costs of £500 and a victim surcharge of £35.
Christopher Bowes, 25, and Kayleigh Maxwell,24, of Clark Terrace, Leeds (formerly of Wolsley Croft, Sherburn in Elmet) were found guilty of failing to ensure that household waste was correctly disposed of after a collection of household waste including a padding pool, child's slide, bike and toys were found dumped at Laith Staid Lane, Sherburn of Elmet.
Both pleaded guilty and received a conditional discharge for six months, were ordered to pay costs of £295 and a victim surcharge of £15 each.
Selby Council says it has a zero tolerance approach to fly tipping which can cause significant problems for local communities. Every case reported to the Council is investigated and taken further where the offence can be proven.
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