Men fined after flytipping in Horden

Two men have been fined after a carpet and air-conditioning unit were dumped in Horden.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 16 March, 2016, 16:56
CCTV image from the scene.

John Bowes was prosecuted after the goods were found at Warren House Gill last June, Peterlee Magistrates’ Court heard.

Through CCTV footage from the scene, a Durham County Council warden traced a Ford Transit belonging to Andrew Forth.

In an interview Forth admitted fly-tipping and said that Bowes was with him.

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Bowes, 31, of Attlee Avenue, Blackhall, pleaded guilty to knowingly permitting controlled waste to be deposited.

He received fines totalling £480.

In an earlier hearing Forth, 29, of Elizabeth Street, Blackhall Colliery, was fined £352 and ordered to pay £410 costs and a £35 victim surcharge.