On the heels of Stearns County's announcement to increase patrols in county parks due to an uptick in crime, someone caused damage to Rockville County Park in the early morning hours of June 29 .

According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, "it was discovered that someone had driven recklessly through the Rockville County Park during the overnight hours causing damage to several trees."

The sheriff's office shared two photos of the incident via their official Facebook page showing some of the damage that was done. There are also tire tracks present throughout the grass.

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The Stearns County Sheriff's Office made an announcement earlier this week that they plan to have more of a presence at a number of Stearns County parks after an increase in the number of incidents, mainly at Quarry Park.

They're asking for the public's help tracking down whoever caused the damage. If you have any information on this incident you're asked to call the Stearns County Sheriff's Office at 320-259-3702.

The post has been shared and reacted to dozens of times by people on Facebook.

Connie Renee wrote, "Belgrade/Brooten Pavilion damage and this! What in the world? I'll never understand destroying other people's property."

Margie Alvord commented, "That's horrible! I really like that park. Hope they can look at tire tracks and figure out who did that .."

Tara Kaeter said, "This is so sad what is wrong with people?"

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