Episode 5 Dom on the Spot


Episode 5

Dom Littlewood presents a programme following people whose job it is to hand out fines. Dom is with West Mercia Police as a call comes in about a potential firearms incident.


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Never before have so many on-the-spot fines

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been issued in Britain.

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-You're about to fine me. I don't have any money for that.

-Come here!

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We're going to be following the men and women who hand out

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over £30 million-worth of tickets every month...

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-Hello.

-That gets my goat!

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My jaw is dropping!

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..for behaviour that's downright dangerous...

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..simply selfish...

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It's been defrosted a while that, hasn't it?

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..or just, well, plain silly.

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Get off your phone, doughnut!

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We'll be revealing the cost of their bad behaviour...

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-How much is the fine on this one?

-£100 for no seat belt.

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-It's expensive.

-I know, yeah.

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..and how this could affect you.

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I'm in the middle of a job. I'm working. I'm a builder.

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-The police are on it...

-Your mouth, now.

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..the parking wardens are on it...

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Once it's printed, that's it. There's no point arguing the point.

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..and I'm on it.

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Put your seat belt on! Cheeky monkeys!

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I'm Dom Littlewood and I'm...

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This time, when they said, "Ride shotgun with the police"...

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It's a domestic incident where a female's saying

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she's had a gun put to her head.

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..I didn't think they meant it literally.

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It's pump-action, isn't it?

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There's a fast food fail in Pendle.

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We've got more pizza dough.

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He's obviously not very good at his job either, by the looks of things.

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And the heat is on for one takeaway tipper.

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You're looking at going to court and being fined very heftily for it,

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so you need to think on your feet now.

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I know what you're thinking - has Dom got a new ride?

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-Morning, guys.

-Morning.

-Morning.

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This is an unmarked police car and, today, I'm in Herefordshire.

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I'm riding shotgun with the West Mercia traffic police

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and I've been warned to expect the unexpected.

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-That's right, guys, isn't it?

-Oh, yeah.

-Yeah.

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I'm out on patrol with PCs Mark Simpson and Tom Milton.

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They're looking for speeders, drivers on the phone -

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anything that can be hit with an on-the-spot fine.

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But the thing about life as a traffic cop

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is that anything can happen,

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and that can mean being diverted at any moment.

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UNCLEAR RADIO MESSAGE

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Can you give us an idea what's going on, guys?

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Basically, we've been called.

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It's a misrouted 999 call for the Met police.

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It's a domestic incident where a female's saying

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that she's had a gun put to her head

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by her ex-partner or her current partner.

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-Wow!

-That's all we've got at the moment.

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Crikey! These boys weren't joking

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when they said, "Expect the unexpected."

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I thought they'd be handing out fines and slapping wrists,

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not facing pistols at dawn.

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-If there's a firearms incident going on...

-Yeah.

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..don't you guys have to have bulletproof vests on

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and firearms yourself?

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The authorised firearms officers,

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they'll go in and be able to deal with this.

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-We're Taser support officers, so we've got a Taser...

-OK.

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-..that we carry.

-Phew! I'm relieved backup's on the way.

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You don't want to be the guy that takes a Taser to a gunfight!

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And as we speed off to answer the call...

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Get out the way! Where did they get their driving licence?

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Out of a Christmas cracker? Good Lord.

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..we've got more news about the suspect and the weapon.

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-POLICE RADIO:

-We had to caution last year

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for possession of a starter pistol. There's no indication as to whether

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the starter pistol was taken from him.

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This guy has been cautioned in the past

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for having the kind of replica gun that fires blanks

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and is used for starting races.

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Sounds like he likes his guns.

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So, it's possibly a starter gun,

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er, which, for all intents and purposes,

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could have been modified and it could be a real firearm.

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I've got to say, these guys seem to be taking it all in their stride.

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Me? I'm a little bit more unsure.

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What are you expecting to see when we get there?

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Another unit's just timed on.

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I'm just trying to read the log, to see exactly what's going in,

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but the most important thing is we don't go charging in.

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Well, I'm happy to agree with that.

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Even if it's not a real gun, there's still definitely real danger here,

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especially for the victim who's called 999.

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I'm going to hang back and let the guys do their stuff.

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Show us who's in the house, please.

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Police officers coming in.

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It sounds like there's nobody in the house. The police are in.

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I can hear them shouting, "Show yourself."

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But, potentially, someone round here could have a gun right now.

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Keep my eyes peeled, just in case.

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You've got to admire these boys.

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They were expecting to deal with dodgy driving

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and with just one call, they're facing up to this.

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Stand still. There's somebody there. Sounds like they've got their man.

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There's somebody in cuffs. Seems quite calm at the moment.

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No signs, that I'm aware of, of a gun at the moment.

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They're actually searching the house now

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to make sure there's no firearms obviously been hidden away.

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Hello, puss, you all right?

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Bit of a crazy situation, isn't it?

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Crazy indeed. I might not look it, but I'm still a bit nervous

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about what the cops might bring out of this place.

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And it's looking like they turned up something pretty shocking.

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Now, I don't know about you,

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but that looks very much like a pump-action shotgun.

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Gordon Bennett!

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Is it a real firearm?

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No, it's not an actual firearm. It might be a BB gun or something.

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-It's pump-action though, isn't it?

-Yeah.

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It's a BB gun or an air rifle -

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something that fires small metal pellets.

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It's not a lethal weapon, but it sure looks like one to me.

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-Who'd want something like that in your house anyhow?

-I don't know.

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-Whatever sort of weapon that is...

-Trouble is...

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Are we happy with what it is?

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I think it's just a BB gun, mate, to be fair.

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Obviously, we can't check 100%, can we?

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We'd need firearms guys, but I'm sure it's a BB gun, mate.

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And the search has turned up another surprise.

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Is that...? That's a second one, is it?

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-Yeah.

-Yeah.

-Don't touch anything on that.

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-It looks BB.

-Yeah, it is, yeah.

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It's got no hammer on it, which is a good sign, I suppose.

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-Yeah, it does say "BB" on the side.

-Yeah.

-But you never know.

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Yeah, they can all be modified, can't they?

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-Obviously, we've searched the house, ongoing upstairs.

-Yeah.

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We've basically found a gentleman in the back bedroom.

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Why he's not come out the bedroom to our calls, I don't know.

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Basically, I've had to red dot him with the Taser,

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for the time being, cos, obviously, I wasn't sure...

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That means you just got ready to shoot it, but you didn't.

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Yeah, you just present the Taser and I've just had the Taser on him

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whilst he's been in the bedroom.

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He's not showing us his hands, initially,

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-so a little bit concerned about what's going on.

-Yeah.

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He's come out the bedroom, been handcuffed by my colleague

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and then we've brought him out the property.

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In that bedroom, obviously, we found this weapon,

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which we think possibly is a BB gun

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and, obviously, the black handgun as well,

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which was also in the bedroom.

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Fortunately, the weapons are now secure,

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but this isn't the end of the story.

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In the call that came through, it wasn't just that somebody had a gun.

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-Somebody was pointing it at a woman's head.

-Yeah.

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So, the fact that you've now found guns

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and a guy in there who's acting a bit strangely makes you think

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-it could have been a very serious situation.

-Of course, yeah.

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And, obviously our concern now is there's been a female

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that's phoned this in, or somebody's phoned this in,

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or a female that's had the gun held to her head,

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so where's the female now?

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So, we need to find out where the female is, really.

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Thankfully, we learn the woman who was in danger is now safe and well,

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but the man who threatened her,

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well, he still seems to be causing problems.

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Keep yourself calm, keep yourself calm.

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Smoke your cigarette, OK.

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We're waiting for a van to come. You can stand out here if you want.

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Stand against the wall.

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It really is quite a sorry state of affairs.

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The police have come rushing down here, risking life and limb,

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travelling at high speed, to take care of this incident.

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There's two guns there. I felt the weight of them.

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One's plastic, the other one is almost certainly just a BB gun,

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but they certainly LOOK very threatening and very scary.

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You've got a guy here now who's more interested in having a cigarette

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than apologising or explaining what's going on.

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So, no fines,

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but definitely a lot more excitement than I was expecting.

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Our other team's locked him up and arrested him

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and we're just waiting for a van to take him into custody

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and he'll be dealt with accordingly now.

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They are replica firearms. They are BB, BB guns.

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However, if that was pointed at you in a live situation,

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it's difficult to know what you're going to say.

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One of them looks like a pump-action shotgun

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and one looks like a 9mm Glock, so if it was pointed at me,

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there'd be some serious consequences for that.

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Yeah, there certainly would.

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Can you get back to chasing speeding motorists, please?

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Give me a chance to calm down a bit!

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It's a sad fact that some people are willing

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to dump their waste onto our streets.

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It clogs up the rivers or the lakesides.

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It just doesn't make it look nice.

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I've seen pictures of places where it used to look nice

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and then, cos of fly-littering, it's just, literally messed up.

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I don't like fly-tippers at all.

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The simple reason is they're making a mess of our country

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and also, they're making everyone suffer.

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I was driving along the other day

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and somebody had thrown a nappy out of the back seat.

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They'd probably changed the baby

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and just thrown the thing out of the window.

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All sorts of things get chucked,

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from building materials to mouldy food.

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You need a strong stomach in the fight against environmental crime.

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-What is it?

-Yeah, delicious!

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But this grime fighter has come prepared.

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It's a good thing I only had cheese on toast

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for breakfast this morning, isn't it?

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You had cheese on toast? Very nice.

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Environmental crime officers Jon and Lesley are on patrol in Pendle.

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-Right then, where are we going?

-Left.

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They've had a complaint from a local business owner

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that somebody's been dumping rubbish in their bins,

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and it's not the first time it's happened.

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We came here, I don't know whether it was last week

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or the week before, and it's a persistent problem.

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Someone had left their trade waste in their skips. Left then right.

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It's not cheap for shops and restaurants

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to get rid of their waste.

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They pay the council a fee each time the bin is emptied,

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so this local business isn't too keen

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on someone else's rubbish hitching a ride in their bins.

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This is their stuff. The stuff that's in the bins is their stuff.

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So, are you searching and I'm taking photographs?

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-I don't want to touch it.

-No.

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It's Jon's turn to wade through the waste today. Lucky guy!

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Whatever's in the bags could hold vital clues

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about where it came from.

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This is a bag of self-raising flour.

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No person in their right mind would have this much flour in the house.

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Industrial bags of flour? Hmm, now who would need THAT?

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-Oh, there you go.

-What?

-There you go.

-There you go what?

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Ta-da! That's your kebab.

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Oh, doner kebab! Haven't had one in ages!

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More pizza dough.

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He's obviously not very good at his job either, by the looks of things.

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So, it's looking pretty likely

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-that this waste came from a local takeaway.

-Eurgh!

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But which one? He's going to need some solid evidence

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of the business it came from to follow this up.

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So, this is a Just Eat receipt.

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-You're going to love this!

-Is it a different one?

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It's a result!

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The receipt shows the name of a local takeaway

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and it's the one who was in trouble before.

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Could the bag have come from there?

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One of two things has happened here.

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Either the customer has ordered an absolute tonne of food

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and eats about 1,000 eggs in a weekend,

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or this belongs to the fast food company

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that have dumped all the waste here.

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-Shall we go and walk over? It's just across the road.

-Yeah, can do.

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We'll speak to the lady at the shop first.

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The bins belong to a local carpet shop.

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This is the second time the owner has had to deal

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with somebody else's waste and she's not happy about it.

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-Hello, we're back again.

-Yeah.

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Right, we've searched the stuff at the back,

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and it does come back to the same pizza place, so, surprising.

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That you've had the words with?

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Yeah, and they've got their own bins. I've even checked.

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They've got the bins in place, so they want to use yours...

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Well, they've not even used your bins this time, have they?

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They've just thrown it down the side.

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-No, they didn't bother putting it in.

-So, yeah.

-So, what now?

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We're going to have a chat with them,

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but I don't know what you're going to do about it

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because they'll just keep using your bins.

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-We'll have to put chains on, but we shouldn't have to.

-No.

-No.

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-Shouldn't have to spend and put chains on.

-No, you shouldn't.

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-Especially when they've been told.

-Yeah.

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The penalties for fly-tipping include on-the-spot fines,

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court appearances and even prison sentences,

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but the threat of action clearly hasn't worked so far.

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It's really frustrating.

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Costs us, every other week, £30-odd to empty,

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so I'm paying for somebody else's rubbish to be skipped.

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There are no words. You're like, the frustration is...

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I got angry, got angry.

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Done all that and now it's just, you hope that they deal with it

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and they learn their lesson.

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Jon and Lesley need some answers.

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Across town at the pizza place, they try to find more evidence

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and here it is. They can't fit any more rubbish in their own bins.

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-Have you taken a photograph of that?

-Good thinking.

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Well, if THEIR bins are overflowing, could that be why

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they appear to have dumped their waste somewhere else?

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You remember that one of the bins

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-had loads of peppers, pepper heads?

-Yeah.

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Peppers. So, it's food waste,

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but does it match the items they found earlier?

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-Yeah.

-You can see that they're just...

-Yeah, it's the same stuff.

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But just as they're about to leave...

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Is this the same guy I spoke to? I don't know.

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Could this be the owner? If it is, he's got some questions to answer.

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-Hello.

-Hello, sir.

-Are you the guy I spoke to the other week?

-Yeah.

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-Are you the boss?

-No, I'm not the boss

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but I am the responsible manager.

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Ah, not the owner, but the manager.

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We found some of your bins fly-tipped

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at the other side of town.

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I think, I think that there is a conspiracy.

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Some of the restaurants, they don't want other restaurants,

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because it makes... They don't like other restaurants to grow.

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A conspiracy?

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He seems to think that other restaurants in the area

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have dumped HIS waste to get him in trouble.

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I'm not sure Jon and Lesley are going to buy that one.

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When I spoke to you previously,

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-you were keeping your black bags in your kitchen.

-Yeah.

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And then what you did is move the bin bags from the kitchen

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to your car and take them to the tip.

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So, how could anybody else have moved them

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-to the other side of town?

-I really don't know.

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-This is a very good question.

-It is a very good question.

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You're looking at going to court and being fined very heftily for it,

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so you need think on your feet now

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and tell me how that waste has got...

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I'm not sure I fancy this guy's chances of getting away with it.

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Let's have a look at what we've got.

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Some bin bags were fly-tipped across town.

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Jon's traced the rubbish back to this restaurant,

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but this guy is pleading his innocence.

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Will that get him off the hook or is he about to be given a hefty fine?

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-For example...

-You need to answer these questions.

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Sir, sir, we've got another business in Nelson,

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and she has got tears coming down her face

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because your waste keeps finding its way in her bins.

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If it wasn't you that took the bin bags,

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you need to have a serious word with your staff.

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What's it to be? It looks like he's starting to sweat.

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The best course of action here

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is you need to come in for an interview where we work,

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so we can record a conversation properly,

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so that we can then decide what is the next course of action.

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If he was hoping to talk his way out of it,

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then he might not be so lucky. They're taking his details.

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As I am a responsible citizen, I apologise.

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I promise that I will keep them inside the bin -

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no, inside the basement -

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and I will take them out only when they collect the bins on Tuesday.

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I don't think his charm offensive will wash with Jon and Lesley.

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JON SIGHS

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-All right, thank you.

-Want to eat something?

0:16:380:16:39

No, no, we're fine, thank you. Thanks a lot. Thank you.

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-I'll try to do my best.

-Thanks. Bye-bye.

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Jon and Lesley couldn't prove fly-tipping,

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but the manager was in breach of his duty of care and was fined £300.

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Now, we all think we know what fly-tipping looks like -

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a bin bag or two, or seven.

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Or maybe an old fridge-freezer.

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But a whole articulated lorry trailer?

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I wouldn't have believed it myself

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if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes.

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What you're looking at there is an articulated lorry.

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The bit at the front is called a tractor unit.

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The bit on the back is called a trailer.

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Believe it or not, the tractor unit wasn't there.

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The trailer was - filled up with people's waste.

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It could be full of all sorts of dangerous chemicals, rubbish,

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asbestos, building equipment... No-one knows.

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Whoever dumped it there has cleared off and it's the responsibility

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of all these guys here to get it somewhere safe and unloaded.

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It beggars belief that anyone would abandon a huge trailer

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in the middle of a busy road,

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let alone one which could tip or burst open at any time.

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-Would YOU want to drive past it? I know

-I

-wouldn't.

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-Jim, how you doing?

-Hi, there.

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All this livery on the side, all the name and everything else,

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it obviously doesn't belong to THEM, does it?

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No, we've made enquiries on that, Dom.

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Harris Transport, whose livery this trailer has,

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sold this two years ago to a company down in Southampton,

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-who have subsequently gone into liquidation.

-Right.

0:18:100:18:13

-So, the trail has gone cold on that one.

-Yeah.

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Give me a guess - how much weight's in that?

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Well, we estimate somewhere in the region of about 40 to 50 tonnes

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but, until we get it into our contractor's yard,

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we won't know, for sure, how much and we won't know what's in there.

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Someone's transported it from A to B, here,

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and any time that could have gone.

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-It could have hit pedestrians or other cars.

-Yeah, yeah.

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I suppose, in theory, if it went on one side,

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the whole lorry could have tipped.

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Yeah, I mean, anything could have happened.

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They parked in a dual carriageway. It's not even parked up in a lay-by.

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So, the immediate problem is it's causing an obstruction to traffic,

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so we've had to put traffic calming procedures in place

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to push vehicles out onto the other side of the dual carriageway.

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Obviously, the guy who's driven it here has probably decided

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it's got a little bit unstable -

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as you can see, from the way it is now -

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and has decided to abandon it here.

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But it could have tipped over at any time.

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Anyone passing could have been killed.

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When you're transporting that down the road,

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I know you'll do it very safely and slowly,

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but if it decides to rip its belly, that's going to close this road off

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for a long, long time and cost a fortune to get it all cleared up.

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Potentially.

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This is a major trunk road, leading up to the A13,

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which is the main route in and out of London for east London.

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This is fly-tipping at its absolute worst, isn't it?

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-That's unbelievable.

-And if you manage to find out who it is,

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no doubt you'll come down on them,

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-you'll hit them hard, won't you?

-We'd be looking to prosecute.

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Tracking down the person responsible isn't going to be easy,

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but if they do, the driver could be looking

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at an unlimited fine and up to five years in prison.

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What's going to happen now?

0:19:460:19:47

You had to bring down this tractor unit here to get it away,

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-so that's your own one.

-Yeah.

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How far have you got to transport it now to the waste yard?

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Right, we've got a contractor we use

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and they've got a depot just five minutes up the road

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where we can take this

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and we've arranged for the police to be here as well,

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so that they can block off the roundabout that's up the top,

0:20:020:20:04

-cos we can only move this at about 3 or 4mph.

-Yeah.

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Cos the danger is, as soon as we start moving it, it could tip over.

0:20:080:20:11

Well, I hope it doesn't, because I've been asked to ride upfront,

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as the trailer makes its perilous journey to the depot.

0:20:170:20:20

Oh, well, let's hope whoever's driving this thing

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has got plenty of experience.

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I've got to say,

0:20:260:20:27

you've got to be the youngest HGV driver I've ever seen in my life!

0:20:270:20:30

-How old are you?

-19.

-He's a teenager!

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He's driving a heavy goods vehicle! Good on you.

0:20:330:20:35

-When did you pass your test?

-A year ago, when I was 18.

-Wow!

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You're the youngest I've ever seen.

0:20:380:20:40

What's happening here? The police have gone ahead now.

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They've shut the roundabout off,

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-so we can keep the lorry as straight as we can.

-OK.

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-If anything's going to happen, it's going to happen when we tilt.

-OK.

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-The reason being, they want you to stay as straight as possible.

-Yes.

0:20:500:20:53

So, you close the roundabout, obviously,

0:20:530:20:55

-you haven't got to weave in and out.

-That's it.

0:20:550:20:57

-There's plenty of bouncing around.

-Yeah.

-Why is that?

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Is it cos the trailer's dangerous, it's old?

0:21:010:21:04

This trailer's not designed for the weight that's in it.

0:21:040:21:07

A bulging, overloaded, dangerous HGV trailer, driven by a teenager?

0:21:070:21:12

I mean, what could possibly go wrong?

0:21:120:21:14

It gets worse, this, doesn't it?

0:21:140:21:15

-Now we've got to turn in.

-Right, so if anything's going to happen,

0:21:170:21:20

this is probably the most dangerous point.

0:21:200:21:22

-We're not expecting anything, are we, in theory?

-No.

0:21:220:21:25

Famous last words, Rob.

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I'm starting to wish I hadn't agreed to this!

0:21:290:21:31

Just steady, yeah. Steady.

0:21:320:21:34

Now I don't want to count my chickens too soon,

0:21:360:21:39

but it does look like we've made it in one piece.

0:21:390:21:42

I must say, Jordan, I think you passed your test

0:21:420:21:44

with flying colours.

0:21:440:21:45

-Have to reverse it into a parking space.

-Yeah.

0:21:450:21:49

Great! That drama is over, but the clean-up job is only just beginning.

0:21:490:21:54

Well, you saw the palaver it took to get that from point A to point B,

0:21:550:21:58

which was only about two miles down the road.

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This poor guy here now has got to unload

0:22:000:22:03

the trailer from the tractor, which means he's got to risk his life

0:22:030:22:06

of that thing bursting open

0:22:060:22:07

and burying him under whatever's in there. We don't know.

0:22:070:22:10

And there's a few raised eyebrows from the crew.

0:22:100:22:13

-You didn't even think we'd make it this far?

-No.

0:22:130:22:16

I had odds on the first roundabout.

0:22:160:22:18

Crikey! I'm lucky to still be in one piece!

0:22:180:22:21

What's going to happen now?

0:22:220:22:23

We'll unload it and once it's completely empty,

0:22:230:22:26

the trailer will go to be cut up and used as scrap.

0:22:260:22:30

What do you suspect's in there? Building waste?

0:22:300:22:34

-I would say it's stuff that's got to go to its end of life.

-Yeah.

0:22:340:22:38

-To the landfill site.

-Do you reckon there's any chance

0:22:380:22:41

they're going to get a clue who might have dumped it there

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-or where it came from?

-Possible.

0:22:440:22:46

There may be some envelopes or bits of paper in there, you never know.

0:22:460:22:49

-Yeah.

-You don't know until you open it.

0:22:490:22:51

-It could be full of stolen jewellery.

-Could be.

0:22:510:22:54

Could be gold bullion.

0:22:540:22:56

-Yeah, there's a lot of that gold bullion still around.

-Touch wood.

0:22:560:22:59

And, you know, we could split that reward evenly, couldn't we?

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And if there is some gold in there, it would certainly come in handy

0:23:020:23:05

to help pay the costs of cleaning all this mess up.

0:23:050:23:08

Jim, let's talk money now.

0:23:080:23:10

How much is this likely to cost the council,

0:23:100:23:12

the taxpayer round here, to dispose of this properly now?

0:23:120:23:16

I reckon this is going to cost us the best part of about £20,000.

0:23:160:23:20

-That's an awful lot of taxpayers' money, isn't it?

-It's unbelievable.

0:23:200:23:23

I think you're going to be lucky to get any clues in that lot,

0:23:230:23:26

-aren't you?

-Er, very unlikely.

0:23:260:23:28

If we get anything, then, who knows, we could do a prosecution.

0:23:280:23:32

-That ain't going to be good for the person who done it.

-Oh, no.

0:23:320:23:35

If the person who fly-tipped this trailer full of rubbish is caught,

0:23:380:23:42

the penalties can be severe.

0:23:420:23:43

It can be an unlimited fine, it will go to Crown Court

0:23:430:23:46

and they could get up to five years in prison.

0:23:460:23:49

Let's hope they get caught.

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Crikey! You don't see that often, do you?

0:23:540:23:57

But now, we're in beautiful, tranquil West Wales.

0:23:590:24:03

Hopefully, I can put my feet up in the voiceover studio

0:24:030:24:07

and finally catch my breath.

0:24:070:24:08

Because, surely, there can't be too many on-the-spot fines here.

0:24:080:24:13

Hold your horses! I thought this was going to be a nice, relaxing story.

0:24:140:24:18

You can't park there, I'm afraid.

0:24:200:24:22

"You spoke too soon, Dom," I hear you say, and that I did.

0:24:220:24:25

Here comes civil enforcement officer Debs...

0:24:250:24:28

There's no unloading or loading. Instant ticket.

0:24:280:24:32

..and her colleague Bethan.

0:24:320:24:34

It wasn't his lucky day, to be honest.

0:24:340:24:37

These two are the parking protectors of Pembrokeshire.

0:24:370:24:41

Dropped kerb? They're on it.

0:24:410:24:43

Upside down blue badge? They're there.

0:24:430:24:45

Nothing gets past these ladies.

0:24:450:24:47

Is this your vehicle?

0:24:490:24:51

Unless it's an old boy who can't quite read the signs.

0:24:510:24:53

I'll take it back this time, but don't put it there again.

0:24:530:24:56

Today, the ladies are going to give us

0:24:580:25:01

the Dom On The Spot consumer guide to parking offences...

0:25:010:25:04

Ooh, dropped kerb.

0:25:040:25:06

..starting with the dropped kerb.

0:25:060:25:09

We've got a vehicle here, blocking the disabled access.

0:25:090:25:14

Right, so, let's take a look.

0:25:140:25:16

A vehicle parked over a dropped kerb,

0:25:160:25:19

but no yellow lines or other road markings.

0:25:190:25:22

Hmm, tricky one, this.

0:25:220:25:24

It's an instant ticket, so as long as it takes her

0:25:250:25:28

to tap in the details and take some pictures, the ticket is issued.

0:25:280:25:32

Though, obviously, not tricky for Debs and Bethan.

0:25:340:25:36

It's an instant £70 ticket and the key is in those raised humps.

0:25:360:25:42

A dropped kerb is...

0:25:430:25:45

Although they're obviously put in place for disabled people,

0:25:450:25:48

we've got families with pushchairs, wheelchairs,

0:25:480:25:51

mobility scooters, blind people.

0:25:510:25:53

As soon as they see that, or feel it with a stick,

0:25:530:25:57

they know it's a crossing point.

0:25:570:25:59

If they want to cross the road and there's a car there,

0:25:590:26:01

chances are they're going to walk into the car.

0:26:010:26:03

They can't cross the road.

0:26:030:26:05

It looks like the drivers of Pembrokeshire cover

0:26:060:26:09

the whole range of parking offences.

0:26:090:26:10

Chances are there's a barber's just by there,

0:26:100:26:13

they've gone in to have their hair cut.

0:26:130:26:16

We've already had a dropped kerb offence.

0:26:160:26:18

Next, it's that old favourite - yep, parking on double yellow lines.

0:26:180:26:22

There's a bay just beyond the car

0:26:220:26:25

which is a 30-minute bay which it could have parked in.

0:26:250:26:28

Now, this one's easy.

0:26:280:26:31

Double yellows, no blue badge.

0:26:320:26:35

I'm pretty sure this is going to be a fine.

0:26:350:26:38

They've got 20 seconds left now.

0:26:380:26:41

Well, unless the driver comes back within 20 seconds.

0:26:410:26:44

No, time up, and it's a £70 ticket.

0:26:440:26:48

Too late, buddy.

0:26:520:26:53

That was an expensive trip to the supermarket, wasn't it?

0:26:530:26:56

There you go. He's been in Tesco's, doing his shopping.

0:26:560:26:59

That's what we get on this street all the time.

0:26:590:27:02

He could just nip round the back into the car park,

0:27:020:27:05

he could get a free half hour

0:27:050:27:07

and it's only a two-minute walk to the shop, so...

0:27:070:27:09

It wasn't his lucky day, to be honest.

0:27:120:27:15

Hello, you're in the taxi rank, I'm afraid.

0:27:150:27:17

Double yellows, no blue badge.

0:27:170:27:20

OK, unfortunately, I'm going to have to book you because...

0:27:210:27:24

-I'll move the car.

-There we are. If you're going to move, that's fine.

0:27:240:27:27

When they said to me, "Dom, it's a story

0:27:270:27:30

"about parking enforcement officers in rural Wales"...

0:27:300:27:32

You can't park on the doubles, I'm afraid.

0:27:320:27:35

..I thought this was going to be a quiet afternoon.

0:27:350:27:38

I think she understood.

0:27:380:27:40

It's turning out to be anything but for these two.

0:27:400:27:43

This sign here, it's no unloading or loading

0:27:440:27:48

of any kind between 11 and 4, Monday to Saturday.

0:27:480:27:51

It works a bit like a double and single line

0:27:510:27:55

but, because it's controlled at certain times,

0:27:550:27:57

it's an instant ticket.

0:27:570:27:59

-Yeah.

-There's no waiting around for Debs.

0:28:010:28:03

That's two instant £70 tickets in one stretch.

0:28:040:28:08

It's what people's conception of us is.

0:28:100:28:12

They don't want to see us, they don't want us booking people

0:28:120:28:15

but, when there's an issue, "Where's the traffic wardens?"

0:28:150:28:17

and they want us around.

0:28:170:28:19

She has got a point, you know.

0:28:190:28:21

I know what you're all saying - "It all seems a bit petty."

0:28:210:28:24

But just put yourself in the place of a disabled driver, a blind person

0:28:240:28:28

or the driver of an emergency vehicle

0:28:280:28:30

and maybe you'll think a bit differently.

0:28:300:28:32

Look, we're not saying you're all a bunch of fare dodgers,

0:28:370:28:40

but I'm sure it's a scenario

0:28:400:28:42

that may be familiar to more than a few of you.

0:28:420:28:44

There are reasons for not getting a train ticket, I suppose -

0:28:440:28:48

if you can't get one on the station, which sometimes happens,

0:28:480:28:52

and you could get one on the train and then the conductor doesn't come.

0:28:520:28:56

Hmm, they are expensive. I can see why some people might dodge them.

0:28:560:29:01

I think we've all done it before. I think everyone, at some point, has.

0:29:010:29:05

Maybe the warden's not been at the gate

0:29:050:29:07

and you kind of just walk through and think, "Yes."

0:29:070:29:09

Imagine the scene.

0:29:090:29:11

Morning rush hour, you're running late

0:29:110:29:14

and there's one of those annoying queues for tickets.

0:29:140:29:17

So, you get on the train and you buy a ticket there.

0:29:170:29:20

But there's no-one to buy it from,

0:29:200:29:22

so now, if there's no-one on the barriers,

0:29:220:29:25

well, "Happy days", I hear you say.

0:29:250:29:28

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.

0:29:280:29:30

But if the revenue enforcement team are out mob-handed,

0:29:300:29:33

then you could be looking at a £20 penalty fare. Refuse to pay that?

0:29:330:29:37

Well, "See you in court", I believe they say.

0:29:370:29:40

Think about that when you hit the snooze button

0:29:400:29:42

for an extra five minutes.

0:29:420:29:44

Today, I'm at Euston Station in London,

0:29:460:29:48

with the revenue protection team of the London Midland network,

0:29:480:29:51

keeping an eye on the work of officers, like Margi Sexton.

0:29:510:29:55

-I actually had a complaint about me once...

-About YOU?

0:29:570:30:00

About me, because the gentleman said that I was too smirky,

0:30:000:30:04

cos I smiled at him.

0:30:040:30:07

"I want to complain about her. She's smirky."

0:30:070:30:10

-Do you want to see MY angry face?

-This is my natural happy face.

0:30:100:30:12

My angry face is like this. Grrr!

0:30:120:30:15

I tell you what - if you were coming in on the next train

0:30:180:30:20

and you didn't have a ticket

0:30:200:30:22

and the sight of all these inspections greeted you,

0:30:220:30:24

it's a bit like the All Blacks, isn't it? Hoo, hoo, hoo, hoo, hoo.

0:30:240:30:26

You're in trouble!

0:30:260:30:28

Margi and her colleagues are taking part in a blockade,

0:30:280:30:31

manning every exit of a platform, so no-one can get off without a ticket.

0:30:310:30:36

-But this isn't some sleepy village station.

-Thank you.

0:30:360:30:40

Euston is one of the country's busiest mainline station,

0:30:400:30:44

and this is rush hour, so that means, yep, that's right,

0:30:440:30:48

people - thousands of people!

0:30:480:30:49

Good morning, ladies and gents. Can I have all tickets, passes

0:30:490:30:53

and Oysters ready for inspection, please?

0:30:530:30:55

Everybody who gets off that train now is going to be filtered

0:30:550:30:58

through these two gates here, so there really is very little chance

0:30:580:31:02

of avoiding the inspectors.

0:31:020:31:04

And, as you can see, there's thousands of people on board there.

0:31:040:31:07

It is a hell of an inconvenience, and I can understand people

0:31:070:31:09

who've bought a ticket just want to get through and get to work.

0:31:090:31:12

Going to see a few people with very unhappy faces, I think.

0:31:120:31:16

Anyone without a ticket will be hit with a penalty of £20

0:31:170:31:21

or twice the single ticket - whichever is greater.

0:31:210:31:24

Wow, there's an awful lot of people right now not looking awfully happy.

0:31:240:31:28

There's an awful lot of people complaining

0:31:280:31:31

that tickets are being checked but, let's be honest,

0:31:310:31:33

if everybody bought a ticket, there wouldn't need to be the checks.

0:31:330:31:37

People desperately want to get to work, so you can see they're upset.

0:31:370:31:42

Margi and her colleagues get to work

0:31:420:31:44

and it's not long before the penalties start mounting up.

0:31:440:31:47

Gordon Bennett, so I'm counting,

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and there's one, two, three,

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four, five, six, seven, eight.

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There's a lady there who looks

0:31:540:31:56

like she's trying to get one. Possibly nine.

0:31:560:31:59

Eight.

0:32:010:32:03

The system's corrupt! Look at them all! Money, money, money, money!

0:32:030:32:07

Sir, you're blocking the way.

0:32:070:32:09

Remember that excuse about running late, blah blah blah?

0:32:090:32:13

Well, you won't be the first one to use it.

0:32:130:32:15

I did hear you argue with the guys. You felt it was unfair.

0:32:150:32:17

-For what reason?

-Well, I joined at an unmanned station.

-Yeah.

0:32:170:32:22

There was one ticket machine there. Quite often in the morning,

0:32:220:32:26

particularly if you're getting an early train, obviously,

0:32:260:32:29

you have to be there quickly to get onto the train.

0:32:290:32:32

There was a long line at the ticket machine that meant,

0:32:320:32:37

if I'd have queued 10, 15 minutes, I would have missed my train.

0:32:370:32:40

Anyone who's had to catch a train can sympathise,

0:32:400:32:43

but that doesn't change the fact it's another penalty fare.

0:32:430:32:47

We're into double numbers. I'm not even going to bother counting them.

0:32:500:32:53

But not all of them are taking it quite so easily.

0:32:530:32:55

Margi might have a bit of a problem with this fare dodger.

0:32:550:32:58

Looks like he's decided to do a runner and try and get away,

0:32:580:33:02

but he's not going to be able to get away from Margi that easily.

0:33:020:33:06

You just had quite... Was it a scary experience?

0:33:060:33:09

Not necessarily,

0:33:090:33:11

because I tend to speak to people the way I wish to be spoken to.

0:33:110:33:14

Unfortunately, he didn't like the fact there was going to be

0:33:140:33:17

-a penalty fare, so he walked away.

-You gave chase, though, didn't you?

0:33:170:33:21

No, I walked swiftly with him.

0:33:210:33:24

I had to explain to him that this is only a civil issue.

0:33:240:33:27

Receiving a penalty is a civil issue but walking away

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and leaving the premises can then become a criminal issue

0:33:300:33:33

and if I'd have had to call the police on him,

0:33:330:33:36

he could, potentially, have a criminal record.

0:33:360:33:40

This guy could have had a lucky escape,

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though it might not feel like it to him.

0:33:420:33:44

If he had carried on walking away, what would have happened next?

0:33:440:33:48

-The police were on the way.

-Oh, really?

0:33:480:33:50

The police were on the way anyway, as he was walking away.

0:33:500:33:52

He is intending to appeal, which is his right.

0:33:520:33:55

Yeah, let's be honest.

0:33:550:33:57

If he ain't got a ticket, he ain't going to bother appealing, is he?

0:33:570:34:00

Instead of a criminal prosecution, he's got a £20 penalty fare.

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But at least, there's some innocence amongst all these commuters.

0:34:070:34:10

If someone now got caught for fare evading,

0:34:100:34:13

how much do you think the penalty would be?

0:34:130:34:15

-I wouldn't have a clue, mate.

-Have a guess.

-Um, £100? I don't know.

0:34:150:34:18

-I always pay. Is it lower?

-Keep going down, yeah.

0:34:180:34:22

-£50?

-Down.

0:34:220:34:23

-£40?

-Down.

0:34:230:34:25

-£30?

-Down.

0:34:250:34:27

-£20? £20 for...

-If you're caught fare evading.

0:34:270:34:30

-I thought it was more than that, to be honest.

-Right.

0:34:300:34:32

-I thought it was more than that.

-You always buy yours?

-Always, yeah.

0:34:320:34:35

-Always got my ticket.

-That's it - a man after my own heart.

0:34:350:34:39

Oh, hang on a second. Hold that thought.

0:34:420:34:44

Something's going on here.

0:34:440:34:46

Euston, we have a problem.

0:34:460:34:48

-Jamie!

-Oh, I didn't tap in, did I? Apparently, I didn't tap in!

0:34:480:34:51

Looks like my new-found mate has forgotten to swipe his Oyster card

0:34:510:34:56

at the start of his journey. Could that be a penalty fare?

0:34:560:35:00

-Oh, well, you know how much the penalty's going to be.

-I do.

0:35:000:35:03

-I've just been told by Dom.

-He knows what he's getting.

-Oh!

-20 quid down.

0:35:030:35:08

How much would the fare have been?

0:35:080:35:10

-Um, I believe it would be about a tenner.

-All right.

-So, £10 more.

0:35:100:35:13

-Yeah. You crashed and burned but not in a big way.

-I've got money on it.

0:35:130:35:16

You can tell I've got money on it.

0:35:160:35:18

It was funny how he came over to have a chat with me,

0:35:180:35:20

let the crowds go down, then went through and the same thing happened.

0:35:200:35:23

I don't know about you, but I keep seeing a common denominator

0:35:230:35:26

in all these penalty fares.

0:35:260:35:28

Or should that be a common excuse?

0:35:280:35:31

What I found is a common denominator here

0:35:310:35:34

is everybody is in a hurry -

0:35:340:35:36

"I've got to work" and "I haven't got time to pay this", whatever.

0:35:360:35:39

But the irony there is, if you bought a ticket,

0:35:390:35:42

-you wouldn't actually be held up, would you?

-Well, that...

0:35:420:35:44

One of the rules and regulations of the Railway Act

0:35:440:35:47

is to give yourself enough time

0:35:470:35:49

to purchase your ticket before you travel.

0:35:490:35:52

Have you ever read the rules of the Railway Act?

0:35:520:35:54

They're on the back of your ticket...

0:35:540:35:56

-I didn't say that!

-..in red.

-I didn't say where they were.

-I have.

0:35:560:35:59

Tickets, passes and Oysters ready for inspection, please.

0:35:590:36:03

In just a few hours, so far, there's been 110 tickets issued.

0:36:030:36:07

Bear in mind, this is just London Midland we're following today.

0:36:070:36:11

When you take all the train networks across the country,

0:36:110:36:14

you're probably talking about hundreds,

0:36:140:36:16

if not thousands, of fare evaders every single day of the week.

0:36:160:36:20

And this is only 11 o'clock in the morning.

0:36:200:36:24

That's an awful lot of revenue,

0:36:240:36:27

paid for - yes - by the rest of us passengers.

0:36:270:36:30

The average set of car tyres is good for around 20,000 miles -

0:36:360:36:40

enough to take you from Land's End to John o'Groats over 20 times.

0:36:400:36:44

But how do you get rid of tyres when they're worn out?

0:36:440:36:46

Most garages charge a couple of quid to dispose of them,

0:36:460:36:50

and do so properly, but that's not always the case.

0:36:500:36:53

In Buckinghamshire, investigator David Rounding has been

0:36:530:36:57

hot on the trail of a serial tyre dumper.

0:36:570:37:00

That's right - tyres in big piles on public roads.

0:37:000:37:04

Unbelievable, and causing environmental chaos!

0:37:040:37:07

We first heard about this particular dumper in October, 2014.

0:37:070:37:12

He was... He began dumping single loads of around mid-50s tyres -

0:37:120:37:19

50 to 60 tyres in the road.

0:37:190:37:22

50 or 60 tyres a time soon adds up

0:37:240:37:26

and, since David's been tracking this rubber bandit,

0:37:260:37:29

they've managed to illegally off-load

0:37:290:37:31

somewhere between 2,000 and 3,000 tyres,

0:37:310:37:34

and all under the cover of darkness.

0:37:340:37:36

The usual pattern was an unlit country lane, quite quiet,

0:37:360:37:42

and of course, that means it would be very unlikely

0:37:420:37:45

that somebody would see the tyres being dumped.

0:37:450:37:48

Much like the Loch Ness Monster,

0:37:480:37:50

sightings of this mysterious menace were thin on the ground.

0:37:500:37:53

So, to catch their tyre tipper,

0:37:530:37:55

David and his team needed to firm up their evidence.

0:37:550:37:59

We had two cameras in this particular location

0:37:590:38:02

but we were working elsewhere as well.

0:38:020:38:04

We had a camera in the bushes there

0:38:040:38:06

and one down at the other end of the road.

0:38:060:38:08

They may have gone down to the woods,

0:38:080:38:10

but this is no teddy bears' picnic.

0:38:100:38:12

The hi-tech surveillance operation led

0:38:120:38:15

to the team's first recorded sighting of a perpetrator.

0:38:150:38:18

What that allowed us to do was we got the number plate of the vehicle.

0:38:180:38:22

Once we knew the vehicle we were looking for,

0:38:220:38:24

we could backtrack through the police camera records

0:38:240:38:26

and find out where that vehicle had been.

0:38:260:38:28

That tied in to a lot more dumping incidents.

0:38:280:38:31

Not only was this dodgy tyre tipper a one-man ecological disaster,

0:38:310:38:36

their abandoned rubber also posed

0:38:360:38:38

a very serious threat to public safety.

0:38:380:38:40

You're talking about something which is a dark material in itself.

0:38:400:38:44

On a dark highway,

0:38:440:38:46

the person driving up in the middle of the night

0:38:460:38:50

is not going to see them as well as they might.

0:38:500:38:52

If the weather conditions are bad, there's every chance

0:38:520:38:55

that somebody could have either skidded to avoid them

0:38:550:38:58

or crashed into them.

0:38:580:39:00

Only a right doughnut would do something this reckless.

0:39:000:39:04

But David now had a breakthrough in the investigation.

0:39:040:39:07

Identifying the vehicle meant, with the help of the police,

0:39:070:39:11

they could trace it to an address.

0:39:110:39:12

That's the van that we've identified

0:39:120:39:15

from the vehicle registration number.

0:39:150:39:17

You can see the side of the van there,

0:39:170:39:20

we're looking at the wing mirror on the driver's side

0:39:200:39:24

and it's identical.

0:39:240:39:26

We looked on the back of the van

0:39:260:39:28

and you can see a distinctive sticker

0:39:280:39:31

and we could check that against the surveillance footage

0:39:310:39:33

that we had and, again, we matched the surveillance footage

0:39:330:39:37

and you can see the same sticker in the same place.

0:39:370:39:39

But now there's a snag.

0:39:390:39:41

The team know they have the right van,

0:39:410:39:43

but without clearer surveillance footage,

0:39:430:39:46

they couldn't identify a suspect.

0:39:460:39:47

To get an arrest, they would have to firm up their evidence.

0:39:470:39:51

Time to get serious and call in the police

0:39:520:39:55

and a night-time stakeout of the dumper's favourite spot.

0:39:550:39:58

There was a police car at either end of one road

0:39:580:40:03

where he was dumping and he made a run for it.

0:40:030:40:06

He might have done a runner, but he wasn't getting off THAT easily.

0:40:060:40:09

Time for reinforcements of the four-legged variety.

0:40:090:40:12

Obviously, we're talking about the middle of the night,

0:40:120:40:14

so it was pitch-black and what the police did to capture him

0:40:140:40:18

was they brought in a police dog

0:40:180:40:21

and the police dog picked up the scent very quickly

0:40:210:40:23

and found him hiding up a tree.

0:40:230:40:25

Yep, you heard it right - up a tree. What a muppet!

0:40:250:40:29

With the suspect in custody, David can start the interview process

0:40:290:40:33

and, hopefully, put this case to bed.

0:40:330:40:35

You do not have to say anything, but it may harm your defence

0:40:350:40:37

if you do not mention, when questioned,

0:40:370:40:39

something which you later rely on in court.

0:40:390:40:41

Anything you do say may be given in evidence. Do you understand that?

0:40:410:40:44

Yeah, why am I here?

0:40:440:40:46

Well, he's about to find out.

0:40:460:40:49

But even after being caught on camera

0:40:490:40:51

and then caught up a tree, this lad's still claiming he's innocent.

0:40:510:40:55

-Do you own a Ford Transit van?

-No, I don't.

-OK.

0:40:550:40:59

-Do you have access to one?

-No, I don't.

0:41:000:41:02

The question is,

0:41:020:41:04

what was he up to in the middle of the nowhere in the dead of night?

0:41:040:41:07

I've got nothing to hide.

0:41:070:41:08

Basically, I've been out having a jog

0:41:080:41:10

-and basically, I've been arrested for no reason.

-OK.

0:41:100:41:13

Well, that's a new one on David.

0:41:130:41:16

-How far had you jogged?

-I always... I jog a couple of miles.

0:41:160:41:19

I've lost a lot of weight in the last couple of months,

0:41:190:41:22

so I'm jogging all the time.

0:41:220:41:24

So, basically, he's claiming he's been jogging and not fly-tipping.

0:41:240:41:28

You always jog at night, cross-country in the pitch dark?

0:41:280:41:31

-No comment.

-Did you have a torch?

-No comment.

0:41:310:41:35

He's not got much to say for himself

0:41:350:41:38

and, to be honest, it doesn't look like he's got a leg to stand on.

0:41:380:41:41

Is it right, when you were detained, you were hiding up a tree?

0:41:410:41:44

-No comment.

-Up a tree?

0:41:440:41:47

What's he out there doing? Pretending to be a cat?

0:41:470:41:49

After the interview, he was reported for summonses

0:41:510:41:54

but we still needed to bottom out the ownership of the van,

0:41:540:41:58

so we contacted a relative of his.

0:41:580:42:00

It was actually his sister who was the registered owner of that van,

0:42:000:42:03

and we interviewed her, regarding the van's use.

0:42:030:42:06

-Do you own a van?

-No comment.

0:42:060:42:09

-Are you the registered owner of a van?

-No comment.

0:42:090:42:12

Are you likely to reply "No comment" to all questions that we put to you?

0:42:120:42:16

No comment.

0:42:160:42:17

It seems like being uncooperative with the authorities

0:42:180:42:21

runs in the family but, luckily it's not good enough for the judge.

0:42:210:42:25

As a result of the two interviews and the evidence that we'd gathered,

0:42:250:42:28

both the suspect and his sister were both charged with the offences,

0:42:280:42:34

regarding the dumping of the tyres.

0:42:340:42:35

It was sentenced at Aylesbury Crown Court

0:42:350:42:39

and they were both fined around £10,000 each to pay.

0:42:390:42:45

Ten grand each - that's a whopper of a fine!

0:42:450:42:47

Hopefully, these two will think twice

0:42:470:42:49

before illegally off-loading their waste in the future.

0:42:490:42:52

That's all for today. Join us again for more Dom On The Spot.

0:42:530:42:57

Dom is with West Mercia Police as a call comes in about a potential firearms incident. Pendle waste enforcers Jon and Lesley have to deal with a pizza takeaway who appear to be dumping their rubbish where they shouldn't. Faced with the prospect of a hefty fine, will the manager confess?