Illegal dumpers caught in Champion

Champion trash dumping

CHAMPION, Ohio (WYTV) – The mystery of who dumped a truckload of trash on an access road has been solved.

Champion police said after the story was reported in the local media, several people called police with tips about the truck that dumped the garbage off Shaffer Road. Police said the company responsible was located and contacted and is making plans to clean up the mess.

Police plan to stay in contact with the company until the issue is resolved.

The trash dumped on Friday included bags and boxes of trash, rotten food and even tables, toys and an old computer. A man hunting in the area captured the truck on video, and police said there was some paperwork and things among the garbage that they used to trace the owner.

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