Caught on camera violating rules at Polly Drummond Hill waste site

Environmental poilice are seeking help in identifying an illegal dumper.

According to a press release, the Natural Resources Police Officers with Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Environmental Crimes Unit are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of the red Toyota Tacoma pickup truck pictured who was twice seen on surveillance cameras Sunday, July 28 illegally dumping solid waste at DNREC’s Polly Drummond Hill Road Yard Waste Site in Newark.

The yard waste Site, which is open from 8 a.m. to sunset Saturdays and Sundays, does not accept any materials other than yard waste, according to DNREC.

Yard waste is defined as "plant material that comes from lawn maintenance and other gardening and landscaping activities."

This includes grass clippings, leaves, prunings, brush, garden wastes, Christmas trees, and tree limbs up to four inches in diameter.

Dumping of any other materials at the site is illegal.

DNREC’s Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit ask that anyone with information about this case to call 1-800-662-8802 or 302-739-9401.

The PDH site was scheduled to close the last day of June but was saved with a last-minute funding effort spearheaded by State Rep. Mike Smith, R-Pike Creek.