Ibis A. Ayala, 33, of Dover, and William H. Cloak, 41, of Felton was charged in two separate illegal dumping incidents that occurred earlier this month.
DOVER (DE): DNREC officials arrested two men in connection with two separate incidents for illegal dumping on DNREC owned wildlife areas.
According to DNREC spokewoman, Brooke Africa, on February 27th, police arrested 33-year-old Ibis A. Ayala, of Dover following their investigation at the Woodland Beach Wildlife Area near Smyrna.
Ayala was charged with four counts of causing or contributing to the disposal or discharge of solid waste on the Division of Fish & Wildlife-owned Woodland Beach Wildlife Area near Smyrna and one count of driving with a suspended or revoked license.
Ayala had previously been issued a criminal summons by Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on Feb. 9, 2018 for one count of causing or contributing to the disposal or discharge of solid waste on a different Fish & Wildlife-owned property in Kent County.
Ayala was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover, where he pled guilty, was fined $652, including court costs, and was released.
Officials also say that on Feb. 22, William H. Cloak III, 41, of Felton, was charged with one count of causing or contributing to the disposal or discharge of solid waste on the Fish & Wildlife-owned Norman G. Wilder Wildlife Area near Felton.
Cloak was arraigned at the Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover, where he was released on a $500 unsecured bond, pending a future court appearance after transferring his case to the Court of Common Pleas.