Woman arrested for illegal dumping in Kent County

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A Dover woman charged with illegal trash dumping. DNREC’s Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrested the woman on Monday after investigating a dumping complaint. Judine Simms of Dover was charged with using a motor vehicle to dispose of or discharge solid waste for dumping multiple bags of household trash on the roadside of South Little Creek Road in Kent County. Simms was fined $500 and required to pick up the trash that she had dumped. DNREC encourages residents to report illegal trash dumping to DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit by calling the 24-hour environmental complaints line at 800-662-8802.