Charges filed against mobile park owner

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The owner of a mobile park home is accused of intentionally leaking raw sewage into Lake Wright Patman Lake.

David Clampitt is facing a felony charge for failing to fix a sewage leak. Officials say that sewage passed from his mobile home park through several waterways and finally to Wright Patman, which is a the major water source for Texarkana.

An affidavit claims Clampitt agreed to fix the issue back in 2016, but failed to do so.The repairs have been scheduled for this week.”It is scheduled to be fixed August 15th. Mr. Clampitt has agreed and already paid the installer,” David Gipson, Environmental Officer.

Clampitt appeared in court Friday. His next court date is in October.

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