Fly-tipper fined £400 after dumping building waste near Bedford
Central Bedfordshire issued fixed penalty notice
A fly-tipper has been given a fixed penalty notice by Central Bedfordshire Council after dumping building material in Willington.
The waste was dumped in Barford Road in April - and was traced to a local address.
The current fixed penalty notice for fly-tipping is £400.
A Bedfordshire Police spokesman said: "It is a criminal offence to fly-tip. You could face an unlimited fine and a criminal record.
"Conviction in a crown court may result in an unlimited fine and / or five years imprisonment.
"We need your help to keep our countryside beautiful. Fly-tipping is a blight on this beauty, is a criminal offence and we want to stop it."