5 on Your Side: Illegal dumping in rural Hidalgo County

By: Marisol Villarreal

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When swarms of mosquitoes showed up on his property, Israel Diaz started looking for the source.

He found it: A giant pile of tires, which had been dumped nearby.

Diaz called CHANNEL 5 NEWS for help.

The pile of tires is located on private property in a part of rural Hidalgo County that falls under the jurisdiction of Precinct 3 Commissioner Joe Flores. Told about the situation, Precinct 3 suggested that Diaz contact the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office or the Precinct 3 Constable's Office.

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