Arrests at illegal tire sites in north west UK

ERJ staff report (BC)

Rochdale – The UK Environment Agency (EA) has raided illegal tire traders, making five arrests as part of an investigation into alleged waste crimes.

EA personnel, supported by Lancashire and Greater Manchester police forces, raided three sites across the north west to seize evidence as part of Operation Broadway.

Mat Crocker, EA head of illegals and waste, said: “The Environment Agency will protect the legitimate recycling industry by robustly tracking down waste criminals and bringing them to justice. As well as undercutting small businesses,…

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