Hidden cameras catch illegal dumping suspects in the act

Hidden cameras catch illegal dumping suspects in the act


THE VICTIM WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD
AND REMAINS IN CRITICAL
CONDITION. KRIS: ILLEGAL DUMPING IS A
GROWING PROBLEM IN KANSAS CITY,
MISSOURI. LARA: ESPECIALLY NOW AS DUMPERS
USE WARMER WEATHER TO GET RID OF
JUNK FAST. KMBC 9’S KELEIGH
GIBBS HAS MORE ON HOW YOU CAN
HELP
>>I HADN’T HEAR ABOUT THIS PLACE UNTIL A FEW MONTHS AGO. REPORTER: THE CORNER OF 51‘ST
AND COLLEGE, A PRIME TARGET FOR
>>THESE BOZOS BACKED IN HERE
AND THEN SHABAM THERES ALL THIS
STUFF. REPORTER: THESE PHOTOS TAKEN
WITH A HIDDEN CAMERA, SHOW THE
OFFENDERS.>>WE’RE GETTING REAL CLOSE TO
HIM, YEAH. REPORTER: THE MESS, ONLY ONE OF
DOZENS OF OPEN DUMPING
INVESTIGATIONS IN KANSAS CITY.>>I’M GOING TO MAKE SURE I CAN
GET THEM FOR THE MAXIMUM FINE
WHICH WOULD BE 1,000 BUCKS,
EACH. REPORTER: ALAN ASHURST IS THE
CITY’S ILLEGAL DUMPING
INVESTIGATOR
>>UGHHHH MAN ALIVE. REPORTER: HE SAYS 22 CAMERAS ARE
HIDDEN IN 17 LOCATIONS, ANOTHER
WAY TO CATCH PERPETRATORS, THIS
>>THIS PARTICULAR PART OF THE
JOB IS NOT SEXY BY ANY MEANS,
BUT NECESSARY. REPORTER: INVESTIGATING
ADDRESSES LEFT BEHIND IN THE
MESS.>>THIS IS WHERE THE HEALING
BEGINS, LOOKIE THERE. REPORTER: WHILE PILES OF TRASH
OF LIKE THESE ARE UNSIGHTLY,
THIS IS A FRICKIN MESS. THEY ALSO BRING RODENTS, AND
DISEASE.>>THIS COULD ACTUALLY BE FECES. REPORTER: LEAVING TRASH HERE
INSTEAD OF AT A DUMP MAY SAVE
ABOUT $50. THE 50 BUCKS THAT YOU ARE SAVING
TO MAKE THIS MESS IN THESE
PEOPLE’S COMMUNITY CAN NOT BE
WORTH IT. REPORTER: FINES FOR DUMPING, IN
THE THOUSANDS.>>I WOULD SAY THIS IS
RIDICULOUS. REPORTER: KELEIGH GIBBS, KMBC 9
NEWS. LARA: IF YOU KNOW WHO THE
DUMPERS ARE OR CATCH SOMEBODY IN
THE ACT CALL THE CITY’S AC

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