Search is under way for person suspected of dumping waste on city right of way

Ocala Police officers are searching for a person who’s suspected of dumping waste on one of the city’s right of way.

Ocala Police officers and members of the city’s Environmental Enforcement Unit are searching for the owner of the vehicle pictured above, who is suspected of dumping waste on a city right of way on NE 10th Avenue near NE 2nd Street.

Police are assisting the city’s Environmental Enforcement Unit in the search for the owner of the white Toyota truck pictured above. That person is being sought in connection to illegal dumping on a right of way, which is a violation of the Florida Litter Law and a city ordinance.

Officials say the dumping incidents have taken place on NE 10th Avenue near NE 2nd Street. Anyone with information is asked to call (352) 629-8309 or text (352) 456-8820.