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Illegal Dumping Notice

July 17, 2023

Dennis Township, NJ – On June 13, 2023, it was brought to the attention of Township Officials that an unknown defendant dumped construction debris along with paint and various other items in the wooded area of Pine Swamp Road in the Belleplain section of Dennis Township.

Upon further investigation it was found that the defendant was Joshua Danastasio of Cumberland County, New Jersey. Dennis Township Code Enforcement conducted a thorough investigation using items left at the scene to determine who illegally dumped the debris. A summons was issued to Joshua Danastasio for illegal dumping, with a mandatory Dennis Township Court Date of July 12, 2023. Mr. Danastasio failed to appear for his mandatory court date and a failure to appear bench warrant is pending.

The penalty for this violation could be up to $5,000.