Nearly 60 Tons Of Illegally Dumped Trash Cleaned Up In Pottawatomie County

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 6:04 PM CDT Updated:  Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 9:47 PM CDT By Clayton Cummins
News Channel 9 It is estimated that nearly 60 tons of trash was cleaned up along the side of a road in Pottawatomie County Wednesday.  The dumpsite on River Road, three miles east of Shawnee, is one of many sites the Pottawatomie County Sheriffâ€Read More…

Crews remove 61 tons of trash from dumping site in Pottawatomie County

 Patrina Adger  ReporterFor complete story and video please visit KOCO Channel 5A gully off Fishmarket Road in Pottawatomie County has been a dumping ground for decades.On Thursday, deputies hauled off more than 61 tons of trash that had been dumped into the gully.”Toilets out. Shower stalls, bath tubs, couches, chairs, box springs. Anything you can imagine, we pulled out of here,” DepRead More…

Keeping Pottawatomie County Clean

Today, two problem areas were cleaned up in our county as a result of Deputy Shaun Copelin’s efforts to take care of illegal dump sites within our county. We would like to thank everyone involved in making cleanup a reality. Join our Keep Pottawatomie County Clean Facebook Group if you would like to get involved or just follow the progress of our Environmental Grant: https://www.facebook.com/groRead More…

New Investigator Tackles Illegal Dumping In Pottawatomie County

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 5:00PM CDT Jessi Mitchell, News 9 Pottawatomie County Sheriff Mike Booth has a new kind of deputy on his staff, with a new goal. The environmental crimes investigator is taking a stand on illegal dumping, and he is already making a difference. Dump sites are littered throughout Pottawatomie County, and the sheriff’s office could not do much to address the problem, untilRead More…