Persistent fly tipper taken to court by council

A persistent fly-tipper has been fined over £1,000 following an investigation by Bristol City Council’s Neighbourhood Enforcement team.

Following a report of fly-tipping, rece

A visit to the store identified Ladislav Holub, who had previously been issued a fixed penalty notice (FPN) for a fly-tipping offence in St Annes in 2021, as the individual responsible for transporting this waste in his VW Passat, and then dumping it.

Further investigations and CCTV footage revealed six other incidents of fly-tipping at the Marksbury Road location, of which Mr Holub pleaded guilty to.ived in February officers traced the waste found at Marksbury Road Open Space back to The Spar shop on Bedminster Road.

Ladislav Holub was sentenced at Bristol Magistrates Court.

As well as the fine, he was also disqualified from driving for six months, ordered to undertake 10 days of activities designed to reduce reoffending, and received a 12-month Community Order.

John Smith, executive director for growth and regeneration said: “Bristol City Council takes fly-tipping seriously and will continue to take tough action against those who illegally dispose of waste. This case demonstrates the council’s commitment to maintaining a clean and safe environment for everyone across the city.”