Millsboro man charged with illegal dumping

Robert W. Gordy

MILLSBORO — A 70-year-old Millsboro man was charged following an investigation into complaints of illegal dumping in the area, DNREC said Friday,

Natural Resources Police Officers with DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit arrested Robert W. Gordy on May 25 for alleged illegal dumping of refuse and yard waste debris, authorities said.

Mr. Gordy was charged with two counts of using a motor vehicle during, or in the aid of the disposal or discharge of solid waste materials. The charges carry a minimum fine of $500 each.

Mr. Gordy was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 3 in Georgetown and released on $200 unsecured bail.

DNREC said residents can to report illegal trash dumping to the Environmental Crimes Unit by calling the 24-hour environmental complaints line at 800-662-8802.

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