Mud Bogging Damages Car At Recreation Centre

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    Vehicles parked at the Chestermere Recreation Centre Aug. 25. RCMP reported that a car sunroof was damaged by mud and debris sprayd onto it by a vehicle “mudbogging” in the parking lot Aug. 21.

    RCMP are looking for the public’s help to find a vehicle that damaged at least one car while stunting in the Recreation Centre parking lot Aug. 21.
    Staff Sgt. Mark Wielgosz said that the incident occurred sometime between 3:30 and 6 p.m. Aug. 21.
    “A vehicle was driven aggressively through a mud hole in the middle of the grassy parking area at the Chestermere Recreation Centre.” Said Wielgosz in an e-mail.
    The ensuing spray of mud and debris hit at least one parked vehicle, breaking the sunroof.
    The act of driving aggressively driving through wet or muddy areas is commonly known as mud bogging.
    Wielgosz stated that this activity is not permitted on public or business property unless specifically designed for that purpose.
    “Stunting is not normally a problem in Chestermere,” he said.
    The driver of the vehicle involved I this incident could face charges of mischief under or over $5000 depending on how much damage was caused to the field/parking lot or the estimate of damage to the vehicle affected said Wielgosz.
    “Stunting or Careless Driving under the Traffic Safety Act may also be considered,” he said.
    RCMP are asking anyone who witnessed this incident or who have information to contact the Chestermere RCMP at 403-204-8777