Authorities investigating several electronics dumped near State Highway 29 in Kewaunee County

KEWAUNEE, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities in Kewaunee County are investigating a littering complaint after deputies found several electronic items discarded in a wooded ditch area.

According to the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were on patrol near Manitowoc Road and State Highway 29 when they noticed several items in the ditch.

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Amongst the items discarded were several box TVs, box computer monitors, a flat-screen TV, and several other items.

“It appears this has become a new dumping area for one or several individuals who fail to properly dispose of their items,” the sheriff’s office stated. “We understand that the Kewaunee County Landfill has closed, but the landfill site is still operational and garbage is still collected.”

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Deputies continued on to say there are several events throughout the year that will take and discard unwanted electronics. Anyone wishing to dump broken or old items should seek out these events.

Those with any information regarding the littering complaint are asked to contact the Kewaunee County Dispatch at (920)-388-71087 and reference case #24-01878.