Iowa DNR: Three identified, charged in Johnson County illegal dumping incident

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources wants help identifying three people allegedly involved in a garbage dumping incident.
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 10:43 AM CDT
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SWISHER, Iowa (KCRG) - Three people accused of illegally dumping construction materials in a wildlife area on Friday have been identified and charged for the incident, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

The Iowa DNR and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance images of the alleged incident, asking for help identifying the people over the weekend.

Officials said the three people allegedly dumped construction materials and scrap wooden pallets at the Hawkeye Wildlife Management Area, located along the Iowa River south of Swisher.

18-year-olds Keegan Oehlerich of Cedar Rapids and Colin Winborn of Swisher were charged. Police say they have also charged a 17-year-old in the matter.

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