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For Immediate Release
March 20, 2006
Media Contact:
Kevin Enright 410-576-6357

CHILLUM CAR WASH CHARGED WITH WATER POLLUTION

Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran announced today that water pollution charges have been filed against Dr. Wash Inc., a car wash located at 5902 Riggs Road in Chillum Maryland. The charging document alleges that on September17th and 18th 2005, Dr. Wash discharged car wash waste water into the storm drain located at the intersection of Chillum and Riggs Road in Prince George’s County.

If convicted of the offense, Dr. Wash Inc., a Maryland Corporation, could receive a maximum fine of $25,000. The filing of a criminal information is merely an accusation of criminal wrongdoing. All defendants, whether corporate or individual, are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

These charges follow a joint investigation conducted by the Environmental Crimes Unit of the Office of the Attorney General and the Maryland State Police. Preliminary hearing dates have been set for April 19, 2006 in the District Court of Maryland for Prince George’ s County.


   

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