COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities in Collin County are searching for a possible suspect(s) after they found buckets of oil and anti-freeze had been dumped into a creek.

The Collin County Sheriff’s Office received a call on March 1 about buckets of oil being dumped into Snake Creek, which is on CR 437, south of Princeton.

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Through the investigation, authorities discovered four 5-gallon buckets of oil and two anti-freeze containers had been dumped into the water.

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According to authorities, since Snake Creek feeds into Lake Lavon, an expedited response from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality was needed. This costs the county more than $15,000 in cleaning and decontamination fees, they say.

Authorities say the water supply from Lake Lavon provides service to thousands of Collin County residents.

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There are currently no leads on any suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call the Collin County Sheriff’s Office and ask to speak with Environmental Investigator Josh Mounger.