Decatur Park Police arrest 1 in connection with damage to Nelson Park lakefront


DECATUR - The Decatur Park District says one person has been arrested in connection with an incident that resulted in thousands of dollars in damages to the Nelson Park lakefront.

Decatur Park Police say Koady Bennett, 19, was arrested at about 11:04 p.m. on February 22.  Police say Koady is facing a preliminary charge of criminal damage to State-supported property.

Authorities say the grass, sidewalk, and dock by the Beach House was damaged by what appears to be a motocross or dirt bike-style motorcycle, and is expected to exceed $2,000.  Police say the incident happened sometime in the late hours of February 18 and early hours of February 19.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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