A woman has been fined over £800 after she breached environmental rules – for having too much dog poo in her garden.
Ria Parks, 34, ignored a community protection notice (CPN) for not clearing up the mess in her own yard.
Pictures taken by an environmental officer show dozens of piles of faeces at her terraced property in Normacot, Stoke-on-Trent, last year.
Parks was prosecuted in her absence for two counts of failing to comply with a CPN at North Staffordshire Justice Centre on Friday.
She was ordered to pay £860 in fines and court costs for