Illegal dumping suspect goes to police

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Michael Swan, 47, has been charged with illegal dumping, a 2nd degree felony.

An "illegal dumping" tip led authorities to the site Friday morning a few miles outside Troup, off County Road 2160.

Authorities loaded more than 900 hundred pounds of trash onto a trailer as evidence. Swan turned himself in to authorities Wednesday morning in Troup, and is now in the Smith County jail.