Louisiana Man Cited by Wildlife Agent for Gross Littering in Orleans Parish
Orleans Parish, Louisiana – A Louisiana man was cited by a wildlife agent for gross littering in Orleans Parish.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) reported on June 2, 2023, that an enforcement agent cited a New Orleans, Louisiana man on May 31 in Orleans Parish for an alleged littering infraction.
Duy Nguyen, 33, of New Orleans, Louisiana was cited by Senior Agent Salvador Mangano for excessive littering.
Senior Agent Mangano was on patrol when he noticed a large trash pile in New Orleans East’s Lake Forest neighborhood. He then discovered identifying evidence, which was later linked to a property some three miles away.
Senior Agent Mangano made contact with the residents of the residence and discovered that Nguyen was removing clothing, furniture, boxes, and other household goods from the house and intentionally dumping them in the Lake Forest region. The trash heap was reportedly around 80 yards long.
Excessive littering is punishable by a $900 fine, 30 days in jail, and 16 hours of community service in a trash abatement program.
All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.