DETROIT (AP) – Two suburban Detroit men and a woman have been charged with littering after police caught them illegally dumping trash on the city’s eastside.
Police say Thursday that officers saw the trio tossing large garbage bags Monday from a 20-foot by 24-foot truck. The vehicle was filled to capacity.
The men, ages 41 and 49, are from Taylor, southwest of Detroit. They were arrested on outstanding traffic warrants. They also were ticketed for violating the city’s blight ordinance.
Warrant requests have been sent to the Wayne County prosecutor’s office.
Detroit has battled illegal dumping in neighborhoods and alleys for years. Last year, the city announced that hidden cameras had been placed at known dumping locations.
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