NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - News4 Investigates has confirmed debris from the warehouse of RJ Schinner Co. Inc. was found in Mill Creek after the March flooding.

According to an email obtained by News4 Investigates, the company said it is “committed to correcting this issue as soon as possible.”

“I will be reaching out to a number of companies in the area to see if they would be able to assist us in the cleanup with the river,” Mike Wentland, VP Operations, RJ Schinner Co., said in an email obtained by News4 Investigates. “… assure you I along with RJ Schinner is committed to correcting this issue as quickly as possible.”

RJ Schinner Co. is located on Space Park South Drive near Mill Creek.

High waters from Mill Creek on March 28 washed debris from the company’s warehouse down the creek. Debris was found strewn along the banks from the industrial park, located south of Briley Parkway, all the way to the Whitsett Park area.

Volunteers have been picking up debris along the creek banks since the flooding subsided. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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Jeremy Finley is the chief investigator for News4 Investigates. His reporting has resulted in criminal convictions, legislative hearings before the U.S. Congress, and the payout of more than a million dollars to scam victims.

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