DNREC Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit charges Harrington man in trash dumping incident
HARRINGTON – After investigating an illegal dumping complaint made to DNREC’s Division of Community Affairs, Natural Resources Police officers with the Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Harrington man Sept. 5 in connection with the incident in southern Kent County.
Rahmeen Floyd, 38, was charged with three counts of causing or contributing to the discharge of solid waste materials. He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 6 in Harrington, and released. Each charge carries a minimum fine of $500 and a maximum fine of $1,500 for first offense.
Residents are encouraged to report illegal trash dumping to DNREC’s Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit by calling the 24-hour environmental complaints line at 800-662-8802.
Media contact: Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902
Vol. 48, No. 242