(Ralls County, Mo)--Two men are scheduled to appear in court after their arrests for illegal  tire dumping.

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST BY THE RALLS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE:

On Thursday October 17, 2013 The Ralls County Sheriff’s Office received information from a Ralls County resident of subjects who were illegally dumping old tires on Silvers Lane and Pershing Road.

The Ralls County Sheriff’s Office initiated a criminal investigation into the matter and as a result two arrests were made on Saturday October 26, 2013.

Jayson Dowling, age 37 of Hannibal and Jerry Johnson, age 33, were both charged with Illegal Dumping of Solid Waste.

Both subjects have a court date of December 1, 2013 at the Ralls County Circuit Court.

The Ralls County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind all residents and citizens within Ralls County to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 573-985-5611 with any information regarding Illegal Dumping in the County. The Sheriff’s Office remains committed to identify and prosecute all persons involved in Illegal Dumping in Ralls County.