Omagh man convicted of waste charges


An Omagh man has been convicted of Waste Offences.

John McElroy (44) of 65 Drumnakilly Road, Omagh appeared before Omagh Magistrates Court.

On 20 August 2015 officers from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency investigated a site, being occupied by Mr McElroy, on the Drumnakilly Road in Omagh where a substantial quantity of End of Life vehicles, were being treated and stored without a waste management licence.

Mr McElroy pleaded guilty to one charge of depositing controlled waste without holding a waste management authorization and one charge of treating waste without holding a waste management authorization.

He was fined a total of £500 at Omagh Magistrates’ court for breaches of waste management legislation.