Abandoned cars see owner fined

Published September 6, 2019 at 16:15

A man has been fined after being found guilty of dumping vehicles on land in Rossendale.

John Andrew (44), of Rose Street, Waterfoot was charged with two counts of Abandoning Motor Vehicles contrary to section 2 of the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978.

After pleading not guilty he was found guilty at Burnley Magistrates Court on August 29th 2019.

The court heard that Mr Andrew abandoned a BMW convertible and a Saab convertible on a private car park at Dale Mill, Burnley Road East prior to February 12th 2019.

He was fined £60 and ordered to pay £400 costs and £30 victim surcharge.

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