Fine for fly-tipper who dumped soil and stones
Daniel Korpa-Ondo, 36, from Aldworth Crescent, Basingstoke pleaded guilty to the fly-tipping offence at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 3 October.
The court heard that Korpa-Ondo was spotted by a member of the public dumping soil and stones he had taken from his house to a clearing off Redbridge Lane, Old Basing.
During interview he admitted dumping soil and stones from his rear garden on two separate occasions at Redbridge Lane.
Magistrates fined Korpa-Ondo £243 and ordered him to pay £650 towards prosecution costs, plus a £44 victim surcharge.
Cabinet Member for Environment and Enforcement Cllr Hayley Eachus said: “We take fly-tipping very seriously and will prosecute where we have sufficient evidence to do so. It is important that people report to us if they witness incidents of fly-tipping.
“If you see anyone dumping waste illegally, please report it on 01256 844844. Household waste can be taken to the Household Waste Recycling Centre at Wade Road, Basingstoke.”