Staffordshire Moorlands neighbourhood policing team recently charged two offenders with fly tipping following an incident in Thorncliffe
August 12th saw their trial at North Staffs Justice Centre where one offender was found guilty and ordered to work 80 hours community service, pay a victims surcharge of £85 and £2376 costs .
The second offender has fled the country and a warrant has been issued for his arrest should he return.
A spokesperson for staffordshire rural and wildlife crime said “Fly tipping is a national problem that has Increased in recent years. It is a blight on our beautiful countryside and will not be tolerated in Staffordshire. We will continue to work with local authorities and the Environment Agency to try and combat this crime.”