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1/9/07-Cherokee County

East Texas Man Arrested For Allowing People To Illegally Dump On His Land

A Cherokee County man is arrested for allowing people to dump on his property.   Cherokee County Constable Eddie Lee arrested Tommy Nays, 54 and charged him with receiving of commercial dumping.   Constable Lee says Nays has been allowing people to dump on his land since 2003. Lee says Tommy Nays and Tommy's brothers and sisters who own the land are responsible for cleaning the 30 acre dump.   Constable Lee also says the State Health Department did take samples after concerns of hazardous material, but did not find asbestos in the dump.

Molly Reuter, reporting. mreuter@kltv.com

 

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