Contractor confronted about dumping in Detroit

Posted at 10:25 PM, Feb 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-02 22:25:59-05

Neighborhood crusaders are taking on illegal dumpers who have been using their community as a trash can.  Fed up, they are standing up together. 

Last week, they collected wood decking that had been dumped throughout the area of Patton Street, and returned it the house where it came from. 

Detroit police issued the contractor a ticket for illegal dumping.  But, for 7 Action News reporter Ronnie Dahl, that's where the story begins!

Click on the video player to watch her full report.

If you have a story for Ronnie, send her an email at

You can report illegal scrapping, illegal dumping or graffiti by calling the Detroit Police tip line, 313-235-4359 or by emailing

Jonathan Pommerville has gained a following on social media through his YouTube channel, Fochnut.  He shames people doing dirty deeds in his neighborhood.

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