A Sudbury man has been fined $1,000 for throwing garbage into the West Arm of Lake Nipissing, in Haddo Township in northeastern Ontario.
Frank Arnold was convicted of depositing material in the water. In addition to the fine, he was ordered to have the garbage removed from the bottom of the lake.
The court heard that on July 2, 2012, two people saw Arnold throwing items from his boat into the lake.
Justice of the Peace Norman Ross heard the case in the Ontario Court of Justice, Sudbury, on March 12, 2013.
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