KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City’s illegal dumping investigator said the Northland dumper whom FOX4 showed photos of Tuesday called the city’s illegal dumping hotline and turned himself in.
Alan Ashurst said the suspect also returned to the scene of the crimes and cleaned up his mess.
According to Ashurst, the suspect will still receive three municipal citations that carry an average fine of $750 apiece.
The suspect was caught on camera spreading his filth in the Northland near North Mersington Avenue and I-435.
Surveillance photos showed the young man unloading furniture, carpeting and other garbage on three separate occasions. Each time he arrived in a bright blue Toyota Tacoma pickup truck.
Ashurst told FOX4 on Tuesday that the city would have picked up all the dumped trash for free. All it takes is a phone call to set up a bulk item pickup.