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Suffolk DA unveils higher fine to protect against illegal dumping

DA RayTierney says the maximum fine for dumping will rise to $25,000

News 12 Staff

Dec 15, 2023, 5:21 PM

Updated 189 days ago

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Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney has announced a plan to strengthen the penalties for illegal dumping in the county.
Tierney says the maximum fine for dumping will rise to $25,000 and the reward for information leading to an arrest will increase to 33% of fines.
The DA’s office will also distribute over $10,000 of surveillance equipment to parks to help combat illegal dumping.  


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