Man responsible for "Field of Dreams" destruction arrested in Eastern Iowa
DYERSVILLE, Ia —
And police in Eastern Iowa say the man responsible for vandalizing the Field of Dreams near Dyersville has turned himself in.
20-year-old Austin Pape of Dyersville is charged with felony criminal mischief in the case.
Prosecutors say Pape drove his car onto the field January 22nd, leaving deep gouges in the field and damaging its sprinkler systems.
That damage is expected to cost more than $14,000 to fix.
Pape's attorney says his client will plead not guilty, but work with prosecutors on a resolution to the case.