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Cornish fly-tipper handed suspended sentence and community service

A 90 day jail sentence, suspended for two years, and 100 hours community service has been given to a Cornish-based fly-tipper. Unregistered waste carrier, Charles OConnor from Redruth, illegally dumped packaging and plasterboard at Tredinnick Quarry and Wheal Jewell travellers site in Cornwall on January 13 2007. During the hearing, brought by the Environment Agency, East Cornwall Magistrates was told that OConnor was paid £80 to remove waste from Tools Galore, in Wadebridge. The shopkeeper ...