On Wednesday, September 7, 2022, The Cleveland Police Environmental Crimes Task Force conducted a search warrant at 14915 Woodworth in connection with extreme illegal dumping violations. Multiple samples were collected by the Ohio EPA to determine if harmful pollutants were released due to the manner in which the solid waste was handled. The offender has multiple illegal dumping convictions being sentenced to heavy fines and jail time in the past.

On top of being a crime, Illegal dumping sites like this one can cause a multitude of quality of life problems for neighboring residents on top of the harmful environmental ramifications. The Cleveland Division of Police Environmental Crimes Task Force works closely with community members to fight illegal dumping. To report illegal dumping, call 216-621-1234.