+Sileny Jizda Posted December 14, 2009 Share Posted December 14, 2009 Shortcut May Cost Geocachers (Link) Shortcut may cost geocachers Coshocton man cited after driving car onto football practice field By Joe Mizer The Times-Reporter Posted Dec 13, 2009 @ 11:52 PM The driver and passengers of this car, which was driven across a football practice field at Waterworks Park and was eventually stuck in the soft ground, were given a ride to a local business Sunday at New Philadelphia. An expedition into geocaching Sunday ended for three Coshocton men with Nathan C. Vestal, 24, of 1701 Orchard St. being charged by New Philadelphia police with criminal trespassing. Officer Ty Norris said Vestal, with two other Coshocton residents as passengers, drove his Chevrolet Corsica onto a football practice field behind the Waterworks Baseball Fields off Mill Ave. SW. A passerby reported seeing the vehicle stuck in the mud behind the ballfields at 3:18 p.m. Norris said Sunday night the vehicle will remain there until a towing company and New Philadelphia parks and recreation officials figure out a way to remove it without causing further damage. “About 20 feet of the practice field was torn up,” Norris said. He noted that Vestal drove onto the field “because they thought they could make it through.” Geocaching, according to its Internet Web site, is a high-tech treasure-hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices.... Post your thoughts or stories. Quote Link to comment
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