Vandal causes more than $5,000 in damage to city park - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Vandal causes more than $5,000 in damage to city park


Jonesboro police are looking for someone who caused approximately $5,000 in damage to a local ballpark, according to an incident report.

According to Officer Jeremy Smith’s narrative, Parks and Recreation Director Wixson Huffstetler stated that someone opened the lighting control box at the ballpark behind the Parker Park Community Center.

Huffstetler said the box controls the large field lights and rain had gotten inside the box, damaging the electrical components.

Huffstetler said he believe the box was tampered with shortly before 6:00 a.m. on Dec. 27.

No suspects have been listed.

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