The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department charged a person Jan. 23 for open dumping.
The department was contacted Dec. 28 with a large open dumping complaint of household trash, located on North 88th St. in East St. Louis.
The department conducted an investigation which lead to the subject being charged.
Authorities cleaned up the area Jan. 31, fillings and removing a total of 19 large trash bags from the site.
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