What turned up Tuesday morning on South Union Road was far from ordinary.
“It’d say it was about six feet by six feet,” Virgil Johnson of Miami Twp. said of the large object he saw out his window Tuesday morning.
He told News Center 7’s Sean Cudahy that he still wasn’t sure what he was looking at.
“I thought it was maybe airplane crashed, you know, looked like an airplane out the window,” he said.
Johnson walked down his driveway to get a look at it.
It wasn’t a car, it wasn’t a plane.
It was a hot tub.
It also meant a strange call to police.
“I call them and told them somebody dumped a hot tub out here,” he said.
Miami Twp. police came out and, sure enough, there it was. Cut in two pieces, partially blocking the road.
It was not easy to move.
The township had to divert some crews from leaf pickup to come get it, and there was still debris left behind in the grass.
Officers investigating the case of illegal dumping then took to social media.
“Don’t be stupid and careless like whoever did this. Help keep Miami Township clean and beautiful by disposing of trash properly,” police posted on Facebook.
Meanwhile, in 47 years on South Union Road, Johnson said he’s used to litter. But this is memorable.
“They throw paper out and everything, pop bottles,” he said, but never before a hot tub.
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