Arrest after illegal Wimborne waste site found
Date of alert:
Sunday, 25 September 2022
A man has been arrested after the discovery of an illegal waste disposal site.
The site, near Wimborne, contained hazardous and polluting materials and was located by the Environment Agency.
Following inquiries by the agency in partnership with Dorset Police, an estimated £50,000 of suspected stolen machinery was recovered.
A 51-year-old man from Bournemouth was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods.