Community shelters vandalized by fire, human waste
April 12, 2023
The shelters at Shoemaker Park and City Park were damaged by fire and vandalism last week in two separate incidents.
On April 3, the south-end shelter at City Park was used by a group of youths to camp overnight. Food, garbage and human waste were left behind, the Parks and Recreation Department reported.
On April 6, more destructive damage occurred at Shoemaker Park as two fires were built inside and outside the shelter. The inside fire, caused by burning a pallet in the fireplace, scorched the face of the chimney and plexiglass and melted some of the patio lights. The outside fire was bu...
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