GOLD RUN (CBS13) — California Highway Patrol is calling out people who are dumping their trash on the side of the road in the Sierra.
CHP Gold Run posted photos of some of the trash that had been thrown along the Interstate 80 corridor.READ MORE: 'I Have No Words': Hero's Family Speechless As He's Receives Carnegie Medal Assemblyman Says Local Tribes Will Help Design Native American Memorial At State Capitol
Officers say they have seen the freeway, rest areas, brake check area and on and off-ramps being trashed.
High country residents have been reporting an increase in litter as people head up the mountains this summer.MORE NEWS: Thousands In Attendance For Return Of California Capital Airshow
People who illegally dump garbage face fines from $250 to $3,000.