A man has been fined almost £2,000 after dumping beds and mattresses in two different roads in south Bucks.

Sebastian Pana, 44, of Castle Road in Northolt pleaded guilty to two offences of illegal dumping at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, July 25.

An eagle-eyed member of the public became concerned when he spotted an Isuzu tipper truck in Bellswood Lane, Iver, loaded with mattresses, so took a picture of the vehicle.

The following day the same witness saw several mattresses and divan beds, similar to the ones he had seen on the truck the previous day, dumped in Billet Lane, Iver.

He reported the incident to Bucks County Council’s enforcement team.

When investigating the incident BCC officer also found several mattresses dumped in Black Park Road – and managed to trace the driver by using the photographs taken by the witness.

Pana was interviewed under caution and admitted to dumping the beds and mattresses.

He was fined £1,920 and was ordered to pay £925 towards legal costs, a legal surcharge of £170 and costs of £150 to South Bucks District Council for clear up costs.

SBDC’s cabinet member for environment, Luisa Sullivan, said: “A diligent and conscientious member of the public simply wasn’t prepared to tolerate this selfish act of depositing waste in the Buckinghamshire countryside, and with their help we were able to successfully trace and prosecute the offender."

Illegal dumping can be reported at www.fixmystreet.buckscc.gov.uk