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November 13, 2016

PRESS RELEASE / VERMONT STATE POLICE / ILLEGAL DUMPING COMPLAINT / DUMMERSTON, VT / 16D003543

VSP Press Release

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 16D003543

TROOPER: Tpr. John Waitekus                              

STATION: VSP Westminster                    

CONTACT#: (802) 722-4600  Ext. 522

 

DATE/TIME: 11-12-16  1723 hours

LOCATION: Quarry Road, Dummerston

VIOLATION: Illegal dumping of hazardous material

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 11-12-16 at approximately 1723 hours, West Dummerston Fire Department contacted Vermont State Police seeking assistance at the scene of an illegal dumping complaint. A citizen while out walking on Quarry Road in Dummerston,  located three containers with hazardous materials labeling on them, with an unknown liquid  material contained inside. The scene was secured and contained by members of the West Dummerston Fire Department. The Vermont State Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Response Team responded to the scene and coordinated the removal of the containers along with a private contractor.

 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at the above numbers   Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword:  VTIPS

 

Trooper John Waitekus  #522

Vermont State Police - Westminster Barracks 

Mailing address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346

Physical address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Westminster VT. 05158

Tel. (802) 722-4600  

Fax. (802) 722-4690

John.waitekus@vermont.gov