Surveillance Cameras Lead to Illegal Dumping Arrest

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NEAR EDINBURG – A Rio Grande Valley man was arrested Wednesday on illegal dumping charges.

Hidalgo County Precinct 4 constable J.R. Gaitan said using surveillance cameras to catch violators is proving to be successful.

“We spotted the truck and he confessed. He gave us a statement that he did so we took action right there and then,” he said.

The suspect is facing a Class B misdemeanor charge.

Gaitan said the fines for illegal dumping can vary.

Anyone can report illegal dumping in Hidalgo County Precinct 4 by calling 956-383-8560. 


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