According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Misty E. Nardone, 19, was involved in an altercation which began in the parking lot of a Lakeville gas station that would eventually spread to the park. The altercation resulted in damage to the park by Nardone’s vehicle. She was arrested on charges of Reckless Endangerment, Attempted Assault and Menacing, all in the 2nd degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child (there was a fifteen year old in the car at the time of the incident) and Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree.
Deputy Michael Williams spotted the vehicle on Rochester Road in Lakeville, as it was attempting to flee the scene. An investigation into calls that were made by bystanders in the park revealed that Nardone chased a male with her car into the “walking only” section of the park. According to reports, Nardone drove her vehicle through a fence while chasing the male who was on foot. Nardone was also charged with Reckless Driving and Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Motor Vehicle Accident.
Sergeant Matt Orman and Investigator Josh Monster and Deputy Matt Moran assisted at the scene. Nardone was arraigned in Livonia Town Court and remanded to the Livingston County Jail with bail.