Sunday, February 14, 2016
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Friday, 7/12/2013 - Updated: 2 years ago

Toledoan pleads guilty to dumping asbestos


A Toledo man pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to illegally dumping trash bags filled with cancer-causing asbestos waste. Timothy Bayes, 32, pleaded guilty to illegal disposal of asbestos before U.S. District Court Magistrate James Knepp. He is to be sentenced Nov. 18 by Judge James Carr.

Bayes and John Mayer, 52, of Toledo, were indicted May 1 on charges they violated the Clean Air Act and regulations involving the removal and disposal of asbestos-containing material. At Mr. Mayer’s direction, Bayes allegedly was paid $150 to $200 in 2010 to dispose of 82 garbage bags containing insulation from a warehouse in Toledo. The waste was found at one site in East Toledo and two in North Toledo.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories