CLARKSTON, MI – A reward is being offered for information about the significant damage that was caused by a dirt bike rider at Pine Knob Ski Resort Monday June 15th, 2020.
On June 16, 2020, Deputies from the Independence Township Substation responded to the Pine Knob Ski Resort located at 7778 Sashabaw Road in Clarkston for a report of damaged property. Upon arrival, Deputies met with an employee who stated significant damage had been done by an unknown subject who trespassed and rode their dirt bike to the top of the ski hill.
The employee told Deputies on Monday, June 15th, at approximately 2:30pm an unknown white male trespassed on the property and rode his dirt bike to the top of the ski hill. The subject was observed loitering on the ski hill until 4:00pm by security cameras. During this time, he damaged several security gates and electronic eyes on the ski lifts. The subject was observed holding one of the electronic eyes with the wires attached and threw it off the backside of the hill. He was also seen carving ‘LOHS 2021’ into wood fencing in the immediate area. Approximately $1,000 of damage was done as a result of the malicious destruction of property.
The subject is described at a white male, approximately 25 years old with dark hair and a beard. He was wearing black shorts, a black t-shirt, and a black helmet. The dirt bike looked to be smaller in nature and was black with green fenders.
For any information regarding the identification of this subject, please contact Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAK-UP. There is a $1,000 reward and you will remain anonymous.
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