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PD: Teens Rip up Turf, Break Benches at Golf Course



    Westport Police
    Benjamin Friedman (left) and Jack Schenck (right)

    Three teens are accused of damaging a Westport golf course by ripping up grass turf and breaking benches, police said. 

    On Sunday, Westport Police responded to a complaint at the Longshore Golf Course at 12:15 a.m. about individuals being destructive and making noise. 

    Responding officers saw several polls ripped from the ground, shredded grass turf, smashed garbage cans and broken benches thrown into the water, according to Westport Police. 

    The three teen suspects ran away when police identified themselves on the course, but were soon located, police said. 

    Benjamin Friedman, Jack Schenck and Colin Hoy, all 18 years old, are accused of second-degree criminal mischief, second-degree trespassing, interfering with an officer and conspiracy to commit criminal mischief. Friedman and Schenck's bonds were set at $500.