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For Immediate Release
October 9, 2002
Contact: Sean Caine, 410-576-6357

PRINCE GEORGE'S MAN CHARGED WITH ILLEGALLY
DUMPING AND STORING TIRES

Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today that charges were filed against an individual for the unlawful transport, disposal and storage of scrap tires in Prince Georges County.

James Jackson, 43, of the 5000 block Roseld Court, Oxon Hill, Maryland was charged in a six count criminal information with the unlawful transport, disposal and storage of scrap tires as well as littering in the 2700 block of Kaverton Road, Forestville, Maryland on April 15, 2002.

Jackson is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

The maximum penalty for each count of littering and disposal of scrap tires is five years incarceration and/or a $25,000 fine. The maximum penalty for transporting or storing scrap tires is a $10,000 fine.

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