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Telford's first successful litter prosecution

Telford & Wrekin Council has successfully prosecuted its first resident for dropping a cigarette butt out of her car window. The councils environmental enforcement officers caught Marie Jones, of Wellington, discarding the cigarette as she stopped at traffic lights. Jones was fined £100 and ordered to pay £300 costs after being found guilty of dropping litter and failing to pay her fixed penalty notice fine (FPN), at Telford Magistrates Court. ...