2 face hefty fines after surveillance video shows them illegally dumping trash in Detroit

Police take illegal dumping seriously

Police announced a major development in the effort to take back the streets from illegal dumpers in Detroit.

DETROIT – Police announced a major development in the effort to take back the streets from illegal dumpers in Detroit.

Arrests have been made after two people were caught on camera in the act of leaving trash somewhere it didn’t belong.

Surveillance video from hidden cameras captured two illegal dumpers in the act.

Because of that footage, police were able to track the culprits down. Both of them are now facing hefty fines.

Police want people to know: If you dump your trash in the city, police will be working to track you down.



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.