Ton of debris leads to illegal dumping arrest

Yosvany Perez
Yosvany Perez(CCSO)
Published: Jun. 2, 2021 at 10:41 AM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A Port Charlotte man has been arrested and charged with illegally dumping nearly a ton of construction debris, North Port police say.

Recently, members of the special enforcement team were patrolling the eastern part of the city in the Yorkshire Boulevard, due to off-roading activity and illegal dumping.

An investigation began after officers located a large pile of construction debris. It ultimately led to the arrest of Yosvany Perez of Port Charlotte.

Perez was arrested on felony charges for illegal dumping of over 500 pounds.

Some of the debris found by North Port police.
Some of the debris found by North Port police.(North Port Police Department)

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