UPDATE: Man accused of causing damage to Miller Park tried writing name in field with tractor

TUESDAY 6/9/2020 10:20 A.M.

(WDJT) – Local 5 sister station CBS 58 in Milwaukee, reports a 40-year-old man from Milwaukee has been charged with causing $40,000 in damage to the field at Miller Park. Investigators say Keyon Lambert drove a tractor across the field, lowering and raising the front bucket, damaging and digging holes in the field. 

According to a criminal complaint, Lambert admitted he got into Miller Park by testing the doors, and was surprised to find one open so he “took it as a sign.” 

Officials say Lambert made his way to the field and a park employee reported hearing him say, “Black Lives Matter,” “You all try me if you want,” and “We’re gonna burn this [expletive] down tonight.” 

A security officer was notified of someone on the field, and went down to the 100 section seating. A criminal complaint says Lambert patted his hip with his hand and stated to the officer, “I got a piece for you,” leading the officer to believe Lambert was armed. 

Investigators say Lambert continued to yell at the field crew. Then, according to the criminal complaint, Lambert got on a tractor located in the far corner of the right field, and started driving on the field. Lambert stated he never drove a tractor with a bucket before, so he got in and was going to try to write his name in cursive with the tractor tires, “but it moved too slow.” 

Lambert went on to state at one point, he saw people recording him from the upper deck, so he decided to “show off.” 

For more on this story visit Local 5 sister station WDJT CBS 58.

ORIGINAL STORY: One arrested after Miller Park break-in, field damaged

TUESDAY 6/2/2020 11:35 A.M.

(WFRV) – A 40-year old man is in custody after illegally entering Miller Park and causing damage to the field, according to the Brewers and Milwaukee Police.

The incident happened after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2nd after an individual was able to gain access to the stadium and field. The suspect was eventually arrested by police after causing minor damage to the playing surface.

The Brewers went on to say they are unable release any more information because of an ongoing investigation.

Criminal chargers for the suspect will be recommended to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office in coming days, according to Milwaukee Police.

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