CARD to up penalties for rule-breaking at parks

With crime on the rise, CARD will make sure people know the rules - and punish those who break them.

Posted: Mar 23, 2019 6:58 PM
Updated: Mar 23, 2019 6:59 PM

Chico, Calif. -- With crime on the rise in Chico and area parks are seeing the impacts.

The Chico Area Recreation and Park District this week approved a plan to make rules stricter and clearer, committing to handing out warnings and citations.

Workers at the Humboldt Skate Park today say they found broken liquor bottles, needles and drugs, in addition to graffati.

One parent says he'll still bring his kids out to the park - in the daytime at least.

CARD plans to make sure people know the rules, but keep in mind, if you break them, the penalties will now be steeper.

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