Criminal damage found at summit area of South Mountain Park

PHOENIX (AP) - Police in Phoenix say one person has been detained for trespassing after criminal damage was found at the summit area of South Mountain Park.

Police say they received a call about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

They say information given on the call was that 41-year-old Micheal Preston had damaged electrical panels for the radio/TV transmitters.

A few Phoenix stations reportedly experienced interruption of their broadcast at around 7:30 a.m., when it's believed the damage occurred.

Preston has been booked into jail on commercial burglary, criminal damage and trespassing charges.

Police say their investigation is ongoing.

The Associated Press contributed to this report


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