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Cash reward being offered to help catch the person responsible for dumping oil all over Spokane County

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Since July 30, 2016, several 55-gallon barrels and other large containers of used oil have been illegally dumped at various locations throughout Spokane County. Since July 30, 2016, several 55-gallon barrels and other large containers of used oil have been illegally dumped at various locations throughout Spokane County.
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -

Crime Stoppers is now offering a cash reward for any information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for dumping barrels of used oil all over Spokane County. 

RELATED: 14 more barrels of abandoned oil found in Spokane County

In the past week, several 55-gallon barrels and other large containers of used oil have been dumped at various locations throughout the county. 

  • July 30: 8 barrels located in the area of Chattaroy and Perry
  • July 31: 5 barrels located in the area of Perry north of Hawthorne
  • August 2: 16 barrels located in the area of Hayford and Euclid
  • August 2: 1 barrel in the area of Crestline and Magnesium
  • August 3:14 barrels in the area of Houston and Government Way

The Sheriff's Office say many of the barrels have been leaking or tipped over. Obviously, it creates a problem for motorists and the environment. 

PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Who is dumping dozens of barrels of oil across Spokane County?

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward to anyone providing information leading to an arrest in this incident. Persons with information should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should submit the tip via the Internet website http://www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org.   Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect the cash reward.

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