Clean up begins after 500 gallons of paint dumped in Chesapeake

Posted at 10:36 PM, Mar 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-04 22:36:43-05

Chesapeake, Va. – Crews have been called to clean up after around 500 gallons of paint were dumped in the South Hill section of the city.

A person was caught emptying metal paint cans in a lot.

According to the fire department, some of the paint ran into ditches and may have gone into storm drains.

Charges are pending.