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Police credit anonymous tips for arrest of illegal dumping suspect

(Source: MPD) (Source: MPD)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Investigators arrested a man charged with illegal dumping Wednesday.

According to the City of Memphis, numerous anonymous public tips helped officers find Samuel Jackson, who was caught on camera dumping tires near the intersection of Tillman Street and Pershing Avenue.

A representative for the City of Memphis released the following statement:

"City officials often rely on the news media and the community for assistance but we rarely see such a dramatic response. This is a perfect demonstration of what can be achieved though cooperation between the public, media and law enforcement."

Anyone who wants to report illegally dumped debris should call 311 or 901-636-6500.

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