Man ends up with bill for more than £1,000 after dropping litter

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A man has ended up with a bill for more than £1,000 after dropping litter in a lay-by near Buckingham three times.

Jason Victor Kay, 40, of Brackley Road, Westbury, dropped litter three times at a small lay-by on Welsh Lane between Buckingham and Brackley on March 31, April 9 and May 11.

CCTV of the incident where litter was dropped in a lay-by between Buckingham and Brackley

CCTV of the incident where litter was dropped in a lay-by between Buckingham and Brackley

The incidents were recorded on a hidden surveillance camera which had been installed to target fly-tipping in the area.

The vehicle involved was traced to Kay, who admitted dropping the litter when interviewed by investigators.

He said that it was very much against his principles but that his ‘moral compass’ had slipped due to personal circumstances.

He added that he was now very much back on track and that it would not happen again.

Magistrates fined Kay £300 and ordered him to pay clean-up and prosecution costs of £1,311.80.

A victim surcharge of £20 was also levied, making a total to pay of £1,631.80.

The case was prosecuted by Bucks County Council working on behalf of the Waste Partnership for Buckinghamshire.