NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans City Park CEO Bob Becker issued a statement Saturday night regarding individuals trespassing in the construction zone of the park's new golf course. In the statement, Becker talks about a recent incident where the individuals were in possession of incendiary devices while trespassing on the property to gain access to a tree.
Individuals have recently started protesting against construction of a new public golf course at City Park by climbing and staying in the tree which sits on the site of the new course. The individuals are protesting against the removal of trees for the course to be built.
The following is the statement: