Terra dei Fuochi: joint operation between the Army and the police forces

(To Army Majority State)
22/01/21

The Army and the Police forces, on the orders of the Commissioner for fighting the phenomenon of fires in the Campania Region, have carried out a series of extraordinary checks on the territory to counteract the phenomenon of illegality in the waste cycle.

The activities were carried out in San Gennaro Vesuviano (NA), Cancello and Arnone (CE). On the field 15 crews for a total of 40 joint forces belonging to the Campania Army grouping, based on the 7th Bersaglieri Regiment, the Metropolitan Police of Naples, the Forestry Carabinieri, the Financial Police, the State Police, the Carabinieri, the municipal police forces of the municipalities concerned, supported by the ARPAC and the ASL of Caserta.

At the end of the checks, three private business and commercial activities and sixty-two cars and trucks were seized; fifty people identified, of which two reported as illegal workers and perpetrators of environmental crimes; approximately 20.000 square meters of seized areas and more than 13 euros of administrative fines for the offenses of illicit management and disposal of waste and processing scraps.