6 People arrested for dumping in the Pine Barrens

Ridge: Six people were recently charged for illegally dumping paint cans, a drum set, and a boat, in the Ridge Central Pine Barrens from May to July according to the Central Pine Barrens Commission.

“If you’re caught dumping, you could be subject to tens of thousands of dollars in fines, the cost of restitution, possibly even jail” said Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine

The six men being charged are Christian Manzi, Rocco Schuster, William Rodriguez-Ortiz, Byron Garcia-Perez and Calvin Cobb. They’re facing charges that range from unlawful disposal of solid waste to dumping construction debris.

If anyone see’s or has any tips regarding dumping in the Pine Barrens then you should contact Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS


Source: News 12