Arrest Made In Connection With Continued Illegal Dumping In Jamestown

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – An arrest has been made in connection with the continued illegal dumping on Jamestown’s eastside.

Officers with Jamestown Police report 32-year-old Blaydon Niles of Falconer was charged with littering after he allegedly threw several tries down the hill in a wooded area along Pratt Avenue.

The alleged act was caught on security video back on September 11. With the help of tips from the public, police said they were able to identify Niles; who at the time drove a maroon pickup truck.

This summer, illegal dumping of garbage has become an increasing problem across the city.

On Pratt Avenue alone, at least five others have been arrested in connection with previous instances.


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