Illegal Dumping

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Police are taking notice to the illegal dumping of household waste at the Caernarvon Township Friendship Park. The park does have video cameras in operation and we will begin enforcement upon future violations. So knock it off!

Penalty

A person who is in violation of illegal dumping is guilty of a summary offense for the first offense and upon conviction thereof shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $300 and be required to pick up litter or illegally dumped trash for not less than five nor more than 30 hours to be completed within six months, or to imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both.

A person who is in violation of illegal dumping is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree for the second and subsequent offense and upon conviction thereof shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $300 nor more than $1,000. The person also may be sentenced to imprisonment or be required to pick up litter or illegally dumped trash for not less than 30 nor more than 100 hours to be completed within one year.

Date: 
Monday, March 16, 2020
Reference ID: 
32-20-1141

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