A FLY-TIPPER who dumped a medley of items including a sign for a local garage has been fined.

Leroy Dashwood from Southampton fly-tipped on land adjacent to Lone Barn Farm, Awbridge, on April 19 last year.

The court heard how the 31-year-old dumped a large advertising sign for a local garage, wood, plasterboard, black bags full of waste, empty paint pots, food and drink containers, plastic wrapping, guttering, and a wooden broom.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, he admitted one charge of fly-tipping and one charge of failing to attend an interview with police.

Dashwood, of Palm Road, Southampton, was fined a total of £400.

He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £40 and court costs of £80.

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