Local Man Arrested for Trespassing in Jaycee Park

Jasper - A local man has been arrested for five charges after refusing to leave Jaycee Park and causing damage to a Jasper Police Car.

Monday night at approximately 8:00 p.m., the Jasper Police Department was dispatched to Jaycee Park in reference to a suspicious male subject. Upon, arrival officers identified the subject as Jesaiah Lasher, 25, who had trespassed on Jaycee Park property earlier in the day. 

Officers advised Lasher that he had trespassed and that he needed to leave. Lasher refused and was then taken into custody. 

While in custody, Lasher caused damage to a Jasper Police car and threatened officers. 

Lasher was charged with intimidation, criminal mischief, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and criminal trespass.