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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Mounties Warn Against Leaving Garbage On Crown Land

Crime Stoppers along with the Department of Natural Resources looking for some help finding out who dumping garbage on crown lands.

It's an offence to leave garbage, construction material or vehicles on crown lands.  

Anyone convicted can face a minimum fine of the $500 for a first offence and you may also have to return the land to its orginal state.

The Mounties also pointing out that this activity can be harmful to wildlife and a risk for forest fires.
If it's happening near water, it can become a environmental problem.

If you know anyone dumping illegally on crown land, contact Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).