Louisiana Woman Cited by Wildlife Agent for Gross Littering After Identifying Information was Found in Litter Pile
Orleans Parish, Louisiana – A Wildlife Agent cited a Louisiana woman for gross littering after discovering her identifying information in a litter pile.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) reported on June 20, 2023, that an Enforcement Agent cited a suspect on June 14 in Orleans Parish for an alleged littering infraction.
Lynda Tran, 44, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was cited by Senior Agent Salvador Mangano for gross littering.
Senior Agent Mangano was patrolling in Orleans Parish when he noticed litter at the crossroads of Highways 90 (Chef Mentuer) and Hwy. 11. The Department of Transportation and Development has cleaned this crossroads several times, and it has long been a dumping and littering spot.
Senior Agent Mangano inspected the fresh litter pile, which included residential trash, and discovered identifying material associated with Tran. Senior Agent made contact with Tran and determined that the litter was placed on purpose.
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.