Hall of Shame - fly tipping prosecutions

We have successfully, caught, fined and prosecuted the following people for fly tipping offences:

November 2017

Christopher Soren Garside

Christopher Soren Gardise, 23, from North Duffield, pleaded guilty to dumping an old bike, washing machine, chairs, suitcases and electrical applicance at Broad Lane, Church Fenton in August 2017. 

This has cost him a total of £846, which included:

  • A fine of £533
  • Surcharge of £53
  • Costs of £260

Mr Garside pleaded guilty to fly tipping offences under section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 when he appeared at York Magistrates Court on Tuesday 21 November.

Andrew Mark Ratcliffe

Andrew Mark Ratcliffe, age 42, from Guildhall, York who was spotted dumping building materials from his van in Back Lane, Acaster Malbis.

Two witnesses reported Mr Ratcliffe and called the police. Using this evidence, the council prosecuted Mr Ratcliffe and took him to court on Tuesday 21 November where he pleaded guilty to flytipping offences under section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

This has cost him a total of £520, which included:

  • A fine of £320
  • Surcharge of £32
  • Costs of £168

August 2017

Jordan Reece Cairns

Jordan Reece Cairns of East View, Campsall, Doncaster, 24 years old, pleaded guilty to dumping a significant amount of rubbish, including wooden decking and various car parts at Long Lane, Kirk Smeaton on 26 April 2017. 

Mr Cairns was charged with one offence of causing or permitting controlled waste to be deposited, otherwise than in accordance with an environmental permit contrary to Section 33(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

He was given a fine of £320.00, ordered to pay costs of £600.00 and a surcharge of £32.00.

 

January 2017

Roy Peter Wilkinson

Roy Peter Wilkinson of Woodlands Drive, Barlby, 71 years old, pleaded guilty to dumping earth and gravel in plastic bags at Marsh Lane, Barlow on 26 October 2016.

Mr Wilkinson was charged with one offence of causing or permitting controlled waste to be deposited, otherwise than in accordance with an environmental permit contrary to Section 33(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

He was given a fine of £391.00, ordered to pay costs of £250.00 and a surcharge of £39.00 at York Magistrates Court on 4 January. 

Daniel Neil Tucker

Daniel Neil Tucker of Manor Garth, Kellington, Goole, aged 32 years, pleaded guilty to dumping construction debris, tile & household waste at Selby Road, Eggborough on 1 November 2016.

Mr Tucker was charged with one offence of causing or permitting controlled waste to be deposited, otherwise than in accordance with an environmental permit contrary to Section 33(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

He was given a fine of £769.00, ordered to pay costs of £250.00 and a surcharge of £76.00 at York Magistrates Court on 4 January. 

Steven Thomas Richardson

Steven Thomas Richardson of Abbots Road, Selby, aged 32 years, pleaded guilty to dumping five bin liners of commercial waste at Thief Lane, Barlow on 2 September 2016.

Mr Richardson was charged with one offence of causing or permitting controlled waste to be deposited, otherwise than in accordance with an environmental permit contrary to Section 33(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

He was given a fine of £853.00, ordered to pay costs of £250.00 and a surcharge of £85.00 at York Magistrates Court on 4 January. 

Christopher Steven Wilcox

Christopher Steven Wilcox of Poplar Close, Eggborough, Selby, aged 43 years, pleaded guilty to dumping a mattress and household waste along the slip lane from the A19 towards the Knottingley and Goole canal path on 17 October 2016.

Mr Wilcox was charged with one offence of causing or permitting controlled waste to be deposited, otherwise than in accordance with an environmental permit contrary to Section 33(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

He was given a fine of £480.00, ordered to pay costs of £250.00 and a surcharge of £48.00 at York Magistrates Court on 4 January. 

Christopher Ian Towler

Christopher Ian Towler of Huntwick Crescent, Wakefield, aged 32 years, pleaded guilty to dumping Cardboard packaging and domestic waste on two occasions, on 3 October 2016 at Common Lane, Beal and 29 September 2016 at Hessle Lane, Hessle.

Mr Towler was charged with two offences of causing or permitting controlled waste to be deposited, otherwise than in accordance with an environmental permit contrary to Section 33(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

He was given a fine of £1100.00, ordered to pay costs of £250.00 and a surcharge of £110.00 at York Magistrates Court on 4 January.