BCSO takes aim at illegal dumping with education about laws



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Contributed/Burnet County Sheriff's Office
In precinct 4, investigators have found what appears to be improper disposal of garbage on land, just off CR 408, adding to the number of cases which keep piling up for BCSO environmental crimes officers.




By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

When Burnet County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jason Jewett arrives on the site of a public nuisance and illegal dumping case, he continues to be shocked at the level of potential violations involved.

“Somebody was living there,” he said of an abandoned RV surrounded by strewn garbage on Corner Street. “If you drive down the street, it's scary.” …

Find the rest of this story in the Tuesday, March 10 issue of The Highlander, the newspaper of record for the Highland Lakes. To offer a comment or news tip, email connie@highlandernews.com. To subscribe to the newspaper, call 830-693-4367 or click here to subscribe to our e-Edition online.


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