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'NOT Your Toilet': Man Caught Dumping Human Waste In Stream In Clear Creek County

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - A man was caught dumping bags of human waste from his camp latrine in a high mountain stream.

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(credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife)

Wildlife officer Joe Nicholson stood watch as the man cleaned up his mess.

"Officer Nicholson wants to remind people camping and recreating in [Clear Creek County] that our natural landscapes and waters are NOT your toilet or your personal dump," Colorado Parks and Wildlife tweeted. "Pack it in, pack it out!"

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(credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife)

CPW said charges were filed for littering public lands. The man will receive a court summons and the judge will decide on a fine.

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