Second Niagara Falls baseball park damaged by off-road vehicles
Published November 4, 2021 at 12:14 pm
Niagara Police now say a second Niagara Falls park has been vandalized by off-road vehicles over the weekend.
After reporting yesterday that the Niagara Falls Parks staff discovered that vandals destroyed the turf at a baseball diamond in Patrick Cummings Memorial Sports Complex (9000 Sodom Road), another park near Mann Road was also ripped up by tires and muddy conditions.
Police estimate the damage to the open field grass area is estimated to be in excess of $10,000 dollars.
Detectives from the 2 District Criminal Investigative Branch have obtained photographs of the suspects and are appealing to the public to assist in the identity of the off-road vehicle operators.
Suspect #1 is operating a green ATV, wearing a white helmet with a red stripe and all black clothing
Suspect #2 is operating a white and green dirt bike wearing a red/yellow helmet, a red/white jacket and black pants with a red stripe down the side
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, extension #102200.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.
Since the suspects are Young Offenders (roughly between the ages of 10 and 13), insauga will not post their photos but instead attach the link to the police report where readers can view them.
The Niagara Police link is: https://www.niagarapolice.ca/en/news/off-road-vehicles-damage-city-parks-in-niagara-falls.aspxinsauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising