Dog muck in Portsmouth back garden lands woman with £1,400 court bill

A WOMAN has been fined £865 for not clearing up dog mess.

Friday, 24th June 2016, 6:01 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:38 pm

Yvette Steers, 47, of Winter Road, Southsea, had been served with a notice under the Environmental Protection Act.

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But she failed to remove dog faeces and black plastic bags containing rubbish and excrement from the rear garden, or clean the rear garden on a weekly basis. Steers pleaded guilty to breaching the notice on November 30 last year.

Portsmouth magistrates fined her £865 with £536 costs.