Wigan flytipper owes thousands in court costs and fines

A flytipper who dumped building waste in a housing estate alleyway is facing a big bill.

Friday, 24th September 2021, 1:44 pm
Updated Friday, 24th September 2021, 1:46 pm

Damien Turner, 34, of Cornwall Place, Wigan, appeared before borough magistrates to admit depositing rubble and larger grey stones in a walkway off Redwood Avenue, Orrell, on or before August 8 2019. He also pleaded guilty to ignoring a letter from the Secretary of State requesting information which had subsequently been served on him. Fines, added to court costs and a victim services surcharge mean that Turner needs to fork out £2,420.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court