Two Men Arrested For Dumping Oil Drums in Bank Parking Lot

On December 3, 2017 at approximately 1:30 AM, Troop D Troopers were patrolling the parking lot of the Savers Institute Bank on Route 101 in Killingly. Troopers observed three 55 gallon drums that were leaking a black sludge/oil onto the pavement and into the environment. Troopers were able to follow an oil path back to the residence of one of the accused on Dog Hill Road in Killingly. Troopers interviewed the accused and he admitted that he and a friend dumped the drums of oil at the Savers Institute Bank. Troopers then went to the friends house located on Cranberry Bog Road in Killingly and observed at pick up truck with the same black sludge on the tailgate. After completing a thorough investigation, Troopers arrested both parties without incident and transported them back to Troop D. The fire department along with the fire marshal, DEEP and DEEP Emergency Management arrived on scene to assess the damage. A hazardous material cleanup crew was contacted and responded to the scene where they removeD the sludge from the area. David Davis (DOB 11/23/1976) of Dog Hill Road, Killingly and Joseph Sandman (DOB 2/3/1979) of Cranberry Bog Road, Danielson were charged with unauthorized dumping, criminal trespass in the 3rd degree, criminal trespass in the 1st degree and discharge of waste/water pollution control. Both were processed and held on a $5000 cash/surety bond and are scheduled to appear in Danielson Superior Court on 12/04/17.

source: Ct State Police QLTF Facebook Page