Hall of Shame - fly tipping prosecutions

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

January 2018

Timothy Gibbs-Youngman

Timothy Gibbs-Youngman, age 32, of Ivanhoe Road, Scunthorpe pleaded guilty to dumping 40 bin liners of household waste and used cat litter at the east bound emergency entrance to the M62 situated on Beal Lane, Cridling Stubbs, Selby.

This has cost him a total of £1137.00, which included:-

  • A fine of £693.00;
  • A Surcharge of £69.00;
  • Council’s Costs of £375.00.

Mr Gibbs-Youngman pleaded guilty to the offence of fly-tipping under Section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 when he appeared before York Magistrates Court on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

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.