October 4, 2002
Sean Caine, 410-576-6357
BRICK WASHER INDICTED FOR UNLAWFUL STORAGE
AND DISPOSAL OF CONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE
General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today the indictment of
Robinson Agresott, of the 700 Block East Fort Avenue, Baltimore,
on two counts of unlawful storage of a controlled hazardous substance
and on one count of dumping or discharging a pollutant into the
waters of the State of Maryland.
is charged with unlawfully storing lead-laden wastewater both at
his residence and in a nearby garage when such waste may only be
lawfully stored at a controlled hazardous substance facility for
which there is a current permit.
Agresott is also charged with disposing of lead-laden wastewater
into the waters of the State.
is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
convicted Mr. Agresott could receive a maximum penalty of five years
incarceration and/or a $100,000 fine for each count charging him
with unlawful storage of a controlled hazardous substance and he
could receive a maximum of one year and/or a $25, 000 fine for the
single count of unlawful discharge of a pollutant into the waters
of the State.