Man jailed for dumping hundreds of tonnes of waste in the North East

One man has been jailed and another ordered to carry out unpaid work for the illegal transport and dumping of waste in the North East

Newcastle Law Courts
Michael Coates and Michael Brian Strong were sentenced at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Crown Court last week

One man has been jailed and another ordered to carry out unpaid work for the illegal transport and dumping of waste in the North East.

Michael Coates was jailed for 14 months and disqualified from acting as a company director for five years. Michael Brian Strong was ordered to complete 140 hours’ unpaid work and pay £500 compensation last week at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Crown Court.

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