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Illegal dumping: Man caught on surveillance video dragging mattress onto Detroit woman’s property

Property owner reached out to Help Me Hank team

After surveillance cameras captured a man illegally dumping in Detroit Local 4′s Hank Winchester tracked him down.
After surveillance cameras captured a man illegally dumping in Detroit Local 4′s Hank Winchester tracked him down.

DETROIT – After surveillance cameras captured a man illegally dumping in Detroit Local 4′s Hank Winchester tracked him down.

The man is seen in the video dragging a mattress from the business where he works and dumping it on a Detroit woman’s property.

The owner, Keisha, reached out to the Help Me Hank team when her security cameras caught the nearby liquor store employee illegally dumping.

When Local 4 first caught the man responsible he was wearing the same clothes as he was in the surveillance video. When he was first approached he made excuses but later admitted to his actions.

Later the store owner apologized, offered to have the mattress removed, and promised something like that would never happen again.


About the Authors:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.

Kayla is a Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit. Before she joined the team in 2018 she worked at WILX in Lansing as a digital producer.