Rogue golf cart driver breaks 11 flagsticks, damages greens at Polo Fields golf course
This story was updated with information from the Polo Fields Facebook page.
A late-night joyrider damaged 11 flagsticks while riding a golf cart around the Polo Fields Golf and Country Club in Scio Township over the weekend.
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According to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, someone drove a golf cart on the course and ran over the flagsticks. The damage was reported Sunday morning, according to deputies.
The flagsticks were broken and there was damage done to the greens on the course as well, deputies said.
According to a post on the Polo Fields' Facebook page, a resident in the Polo Fields neighborhood heard a loud noise about 4 a.m. Sunday. The resident found people in a golf cart destroying his mailbox, who then fled when confronted.
The man chased the golf cart, but lost them when they drove across a resident's lawn and onto the golf course, according to the post. He reported there was alcohol on the golf cart and the people appeared to be drinking.
The golf course is at 5200 Polo Fields Drive.
No suspect information was available Tuesday afternoon.
Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at 734-973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (773-2537).
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