Two Suspects Charged For Littering On Public Property

Posted on Thursday August 13, 2020
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(PENETANGUISHENE, ON) - the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer, with assistance from local residents who reported illegal dumping, has laid charges on a local resident for two (2) occurrences regarding the dumping of household waste materials on Alvin Williams Road in Penetanguishene which occurred on May 4th, 2020 and July 21st, 2020.

As a result of the investigation, a 27 year old female, of Penetanguishene, is charged with 2 counts of the following offence:

· Permit Littering to be Deposited on a Highway, as per the Littering By-law 2012-13 as amended, Section 3.2 Set Fine of $500.00 per offence.

On July 31st a similar report was made to the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer. With assistance from local resident who reported illegal dumping, the Municipal Law Enforement Officer laid charges on a local resident regarding the dumping of household waste materials in Rotary Champlain Wendat Park in Penetanguishene. 

As a result of the investigation, a 63 year old male, of Penetanguishene, is charged with the following offence:

· Permit Littering to be Deposited on Lands without consent, as per the Littering By-law 2012-13 as amended, Section 3.1 Set Fine of $500.00 per offence.

The Town thanks residents for their reporting illegal dumping and continue to request your assistance in keeping our community clean.  Staff will continue to monitor the Town we ask that should you observe items being littered to please take note of such things as the vehicle/ vehicle plate and information on the persons in the act.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Town of Penetanguishene By-law Division @ 705-549-7453 ext. 220.

By-law Contact:

Municipal Law Enforcement Officer                                               

Town of Penetanguishene

(705)549-7453 ext. 220

(705)549-3743 FAX

jforbes@penetanguishene.ca