Hull City Council is taking an even tougher stand on fly-tippers.
Hull City Council is taking an even tougher stand on fly-tippers.

21 offenders prosecuted for environmental crime

21 members of the public have been prosecuted for a number of environmental crimes across the city.

The following statutory notices were served in accordance with Section 80 Environmental Protection Act 1990, in response to complaints concerning the condition of the following defendant’s properties, and the presence of rubbish that was deemed to be causing a nuisance. All defendants failed to respond to any formal warning or legal notice, and works were carried out in default. These costs were subsequently recovered by the council as part of the prosecution process.

Samantha Armstrong of Greenwood Avenue, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £1,985.20 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £150 costs and £1,585.20 clean-up costs).

Michael and Kerri Godrey, of Bentley Grove, Hull were both prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £970.40 (£440 fine, £60 victim surcharge, £200 costs and £270 compensation).

Wayne Margerum of Ripley Close, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £1,256 (£660 fine, £66 victim surcharge, £250 costs and £280 clean-up costs).

Matthew and Emma Foster of Lymington Garth, Hull were both prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £650 (£300 fine, £60 victim surcharge, £200 costs and £90 compensation).

The following residents were also prosecuted for waste related offences under the Environment Act 1995.

Karen Atkin of Lowther Street, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £425 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £175 costs) for an offence contrary to under Section 110(2)(b) Environment Act 1995 after waste was found dumped on Albert Street in Hull. Following an inspection, evidence was founding linking her to the offence. She was contacted by the council but failed to respond to any communications, and as a result, was served a notice under Section 108 Environment Act 1995.

John Howland of Astral Way, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £425 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £175 costs) for an offence contrary to Section 110(2)(b) Environment Act 1995 after waste was found dumped on Bransholme Road in Hull. Following an inspection, evidence was founding linking him to the offence. He was contacted by the council but failed to respond to any communications, and as a result, was served a notice under Section 108 Environment Act 1995.

Deimante Jasudaite of Egton Street, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £425 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £175 costs) for an offence contrary to Section 110(2)(b) Environment Act 1995 after waste was found dumped on Tunis Street in Hull. Following an inspection, evidence was founding linking her to the offence. She was contacted by the council but failed to respond to any communications, and as a result, was served a notice under Section 108 Environment Act 1995.

Aaron Watson of St Matthew Street, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £650 (£270 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £200 costs and £150 compensation) for offences contrary to Section 2(1)(b) Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1989, Section 5(7)(a) Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989 and Section 110(2)(b) Environment Act 1995, after waste was found dumped on St Nectan’s Close in Hull.

Sarah Fellows of Langtoft Grove, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £350 (£100 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £70 costs and £150 compensation) for an offence contrary Section 2(1)(b) Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978, after waste was found dumped in National Avenue in Hull.

A Hull woman has been issued with a formal caution in response under Section 110(2)(b) Environment Act 1995 following a complaint regarding wastes found unlawfully deposited in Harleston Close, Hull.

The following residents were issued with fixed penalty notices (FPNs) for littering or failing to clean up dog waste in the city. They failed to respond to the fines and were prosecuted under Section 87 Environmental Protection Act 1990 as a result.

Danielle Byford of Coronation Road South, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay £350 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £100 costs) for littering in West Street, Hull.

Anisara Vasile of Ella Street, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay £350 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £100 costs) for littering in Jameson Street, Hull.

Callie Wilson of St Paul’s Street, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay £350 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £100 costs) for littering in Prospect Street, Hull.

Leslie Bielby of Dingley Close, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay £350.00 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £100 costs) for littering in West Street, Hull.

Jason Park of Bishop Alcock Road, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay £350 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £100 costs) for littering in West Street, Hull.

Donna Andrew of Tilbury Road, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay 350 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £100 costs) for littering in South Street, Hull.

Callum Hooley of Hermes Close, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay £350 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £100 costs) for littering in a public car park adjacent to Holderness Road, Hull.

Ashley Walker of Wold Road, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay £350 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £100 costs) for littering in Ferensway, Hull.

Chantelle Dennie of Grantchester Close, Hull was prosecuted and ordered to pay £475 (£270 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £195 costs) for three dog fouling offences on West Street in Hull.

Councillor Anita Harrison, portfolio holder for Streetscene, said:

“By taking a tough stance on enforcement we can deter any potential offenders, and we encourage members of the public not to shrink from reporting any perpetrators they see. We will prosecute, and when convicted we will name and shame in the hope that we can stamp out this anti-social behaviour.”

Giedrius Tilindis of Thetford Road, Watton, Thetford was prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £1,050 (£220 fine, £30 victim surcharge and £800 costs) for the unlawful abandonment of a vehicle in Greek Street, Hull, contrary to Section 2(1)(a) Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978. Following an inspection of the vehicle, the council issued a penalty notice to the registered owner, however he failed to respond to any communications and was prosecuted as a result. Costs were recovered in accordance with the Removal, Storage and Disposal of Vehicles (Prescribed Sums and Charges) Regulations 2008 (ref 342429).

To report offenders for fly-tipping or littering, follow the below links:

http://www.hull.gov.uk/resident/environmental-crime/litter

http://www.hull.gov.uk/resident/environmental-crime/fly-tipping

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