Trash Hauler Fined for Dumping Garbage on Customer's Driveway in Red Wing

Updated: 07/18/2014 12:39 PM
Created: 07/18/2014 11:09 AM

A Minnesota trash hauler has been fined after an employee unloaded garbage on a customer's driveway.
The Red Wing City Council tells the Rochester Post-Bulletin Paul's Industrial Garage was cited Monday night for "dumping almost two tons of wet, putrescible waste." Officials say it was in retaliation for an unpaid bill.
The company faces a $1,800 fine and $735 reimbursement fee for cleanup costs. The city also plans to issue a misdemeanor citation to the driver and misdemeanor tickets for unlawful dumping and public nuisance to the manager of Paul's Industrial Garage.
A local official says several neighbors called the police after witnessing the employee dump the waste on June 20.

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