A driver in a white Ford Bronco took a joyride on the field at Petco Park Friday morning before he was arrested on a felony vandalism charge, San Diego police confirmed.
Ryan Carlson told NBC 7 he was at work when he spotted the Bronco driving on the playing field.
The stadium has hosted a number of field-altering events this offseason, including Monster Jam and Supercross, and grounds crews have yet to lay down new grass. The all-dirt field offered the driver a fresh canvas for looping and swirling tire tracks.
His antics did cause damage to the field, according to SDPD Lt. Adam Sharki, but no cost estimate was given. NBC 7 reached out to the Padres for comment and the club deferred to police.
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