Lake Park Police Issue Warning To Those Climbing On Top Of Basketball Hoops

Tue 9-15-2020

(Lake Park)-- Police in Lake Park are on the lookout for those climbing on top of basketball hoops at the city park. 

Police Chief Tony Urwin says he's been made aware that individuals are hanging, sitting and having photos taken of them on top of the hoops, damaging them in the process. 

He says such action is a violation of Iowa Code Chapter 716.1 which references damage, destruction, alteration and defacing of public property. Urwin says if it continues and they catch whoever's responsible, that charges will likely be filed.