NEWS RELEASE
Office of Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr.


August 24, 2001 Media Inquiries: Sean Caine 410-576-6357

TIRE STORE OWNER SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL DUMPING AG CURRAN, MAYOR O’MALLEY, WINFIELD AND MDE DETAIL OPERATION TIRE TRACK AT PRESS CONFERENCE
Store Owner Believed to be First Convicted for Illegal Tire Dumping in Baltimore

Baltimore - Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr., Mayor Martin O’Malley, Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director George Winfield and Maryland Department of the Environment Waste Management Administration Director Richard Collins will hold a press conference on Monday, August 27 at 4500 E. Lombard Street at 11 a.m., to detail the success of the multi-agency illegal tire dumping enforcement initiative, Operation Tire Track, by announcing the first-ever conviction and sentencing of a tire store owner on illegal tire dumping charges.

WHO: Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley DPW Director George Winfield MDE Waste Mgmt. Admin. Dir. Richard Collins

WHERE: 4500 E. Lombard Street (access road beneath western end of Lombard St. bridge) East Baltimore

WHEN: Monday, August 27 11 a.m.

** Note: Sentencing of Stephen Nicholson, owner of Tiremasters, 2100 E. North Avenue, is set for Monday at 9 a.m. at Mitchell Courthouse (west) before Judge Allen Schwait in Room 400.

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