Photo: Mingo County Sheriff’s Office
The Mingo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an illegal dump site. Chief Deputy Joe Smith said they department received a complaint from a concerned citizen in the Dingess area about a large open dump on top of Barker Mountain. On January 31, 2018, Cpl. Muncy with the sheriff’s office investigated the site and recovered two pieces of trash that were able to be identified as belonging to Ashley Vance, of Dingess, and Terry Stone, of Turtle Creek. The sheriff’s office is looking to resolve the situation as soon as possible.