Police seeking illegal dumping suspects in Rye

RYE, NY – Police are investigating an illegal dump site under an overpass on the New York Thruway and are asking the public to for information.

As part of its investigation into the illegal dumping of backfill debris along I-95 and I-287 in Rye, New York, the NY State Police are seeking public assistance.

A total of 17 large loads of backfill debris were discovered dumped on the New York State Thruway between January 5, 2023 and January 24, 2023. As a result of an inspection of the backfill debris, construction excavation waste is believed to be present.

A similar illegal dump occurred on a local roadway within the Town of Harrison during the same period of time, according to a subsequent investigation.

SP Tarrytown is investigating this ongoing illegal dumping and asks anyone with information to call (914) 332-6730.

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