June 14, 2002
Sean Caine, 410-576-6357
GEORGES MAN CONVICTED
FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE VIOLATION
General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today that Ronald Wayne
Wilson, age 45, whose last known address is 1716 Blount Drive, Fort
Washington, entered a guilty plea to charges of failing to file
with the State anotification report identifying the controlled hazardous
substances that were used at his business, Capitol Plating, Inc.,
located at 7722 Old Alexandria Ferry Road, Clinton, Maryland.
is the owner of Capitol Plating, which is no longer in business.
When the company was evicted from the property on Old Alexandria
Ferry Road, Wilson abandoned numerous tanks and drums containing
hazardous materials remaining from his electroplating business.
Anyone who generates, uses or stores such materials must file a
report with the Maryland Department of the Environment. Failure
to do so is a misdemeanor which carries a penalty of up to one year
in prison and/or a fine of $25,000.
will be sentenced in September.