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Waste offender handed longest jail sentence in four years

A Honicknowle man has been handed the longest sentence given in four years for what has been described as one of the worst cases of fly-tipping in Plymouth ever. Persistent offender John Tapscott was sent down for 16 months after it emerged that he had been convincing customers that he was a legitimate waste operator only to dump truckloads of rubbish at local beauty spots throughout Devon. He was also banned from driving for two years after pleading ...