Home Garbage Litter Fines Up to $1,000

If you’ve disposed your household trash on the side of a roadway, or some other unauthorized dumping area, you may want to go pick it up soon. On the WLBG Morning News Magazine this morning, Laurens County Public Works Director Dale Satterfield said that his agency in cooperation with the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, are going to prosecute people who illegally dump their trash in Laurens County. Satterfield said that unlawfully-dumped trash will be searched, and information gathered from the garbage will be used to seek warrants, charging people with Littering. Satterfield said this enforcement is starting immediately and will include levying of fines of up to $1,000.