Illegal dumping around public litter baskets is becoming a big problem in Philadelphia and the streets department is stepping up its efforts to stop it.
Nearly all of the state’s 170 parks and recreational areas have been impacted by illegal dumping. New Jersey’s two largest parks, Brendan Byrne State Forest and Wharton State Forest which are both located in south Jersey have become hot spots.
Joseph Coghlan III, of Sewell, voluntarily walked into police headquarters and said he was the person responsible.
Police in one South Jersey town are searching for the driver responsible for an illegal dumping of containers.
Authorities in Camden have a warning for illegal dumpers: you are being watched.
There’s no one profile when it comes to illegal dumping. All kinds of people do it, and all kinds of stuff is being dumped in the middle of the streets in Philadelphia.