Help Us Keep Reporting. Donate to Detroit Metro Times.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Pokémon Go players ticketed in St. Clair Shores

Posted By on Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 4:43 PM

Pokémon Go players beware- if you aren't careful, you might end up catching a ticket.

After dark on Saturday, five people received citations for playing the game in Wahby Park in St. Clair Shores. Apparently, the park closes at dusk, and visitors who remain past that time are eligible to be slapped with a misdemeanor for violating park hours. One of the people who received a ticket, Megan Moehlig, took to Facebook to express her frustration.

"I have a professional job, so I don't need that sitting on my record for sitting at a park bench at night," Moehlig told Local 4 News.

The number of Pokémon Go players has been a growing problem at the park, where police often have to usher people out after dark.

Tags: , , , ,

Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

May 27, 2020

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit

© 2020 Detroit Metro Times - Contact Us

Website powered by Foundation