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Cops in San Antonio suburb arrest man, say he repeatedly hurled bags of cat poo from his vehicle 

click to enlarge Fair Oaks Ranch Police arrested Donald Erwin Schwartz, 71, on charges of illegal dumping. - FACEBOOK / FAIR OAKS RANCH POLICE DEPARTMENT
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  • Fair Oaks Ranch Police arrested Donald Erwin Schwartz, 71, on charges of illegal dumping.
Police in a Northwest San Antonio suburb nabbed a man whom they accuse of flinging more than 20 bags of cat poo along a stretch of roadway, including some that landed on residents' driveways and school crosswalks.

In a Facebook post, the Fair Oaks Ranch Police Department said it arrested Donald Erwin Schwartz, 71, on July 20 and charged him with illegally dumping between 5 and 500 pounds of waste along Dietz Elkhorn Road.



Authorities said they became aware of the incidents after reports from residents and city workers. Eventually, police identified a "suspect vehicle."

click to enlarge Fair Oaks cops shared these photos of bundled cat excrement they believe were discarded by the man they arrested. - FACEBOOK / FAIR OAKS RANCH POLICE DEPARTMENT
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  • Fair Oaks cops shared these photos of bundled cat excrement they believe were discarded by the man they arrested.
Fair Oaks Ranch cops said they made their arrest after they observed the driver of the vehicle they identified hurl "two large bags of bags of feces out the passenger side window." The total weight of the waste in those two sacks, according to police: 59 pounds.

Erwin was booked into Bexar County Jail and later released on a $1,000 bond, according to authorities. They added that he'll likely face additional charges.

Fair Oaks Ranch police urged people who want to report bags found on their property to call Sgt. Chris Griffin at (210) 698-0900.

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