PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) ─ Tire tracks mar the after-lush area in entrance of the Temple of Audio in Roger Williams Park, and police are now exploring for these dependable.
Providence Law enforcement Commander Thomas Verdi explain to 12 News they’re actively investigating the vandalism.
When it’s unclear at this time what style of auto remaining the tracks, Verdi claimed they’ve gained many problems from guests and neighbors alike about ATV and dust bicycle riders driving erratically by way of the park.
“We have been addressing them periodically and we have allotted more manpower to the region in the previous handful of weeks,” Verdi claimed.
Jay Jimenez routinely runs by means of the park and was angered by the vandalism.
“If you glance at it, it is kind of clear that it was an ATV,” he reported. “They’re far too near to be a regular motor vehicle, the skid marks.”
Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza denounced the vandalism in a statement Friday.
“Destruction of our parks will not be tolerated. ATVs and dust bikes are illegal and present a danger to the community,” Elorza said. “The Providence Police Department will keep on to get these unlawful cars off our streets and will work to ensure that those people responsible for this injury are held accountable.”
Elorza encouraged inhabitants to make contact with the Providence Law enforcement Department when they see unlawful ATV or dirt bicycle use by contacting (401) 680-8288.