The New York Yankees announced today that two fans were arrested during Tuesday’s Opening Day game vs. the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium for attempting to steal Stadium bunting and causing damage to the bunting and façade.And the harshest cut of all, waving bye-bye to those season tickets.
Both fans were charged with attempted larceny and criminal mischief. Each charge is punishable by up to one year imprisonment and/or fines. They were detained and booked by the New York City Police Department and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The Yankees have also revoked their season ticket accounts.
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
by Bronx Liaison
A press release via LoHud tells the story of two enthusiastic Yankee fans who tried to bring home some keepsakes from the final home opener during Yankee Stadium's final season: