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      Teen charged with vandalizing Bob Mays Park

      Dallas Cookson, 19, of Payson, Ill.

      Quincy Police arrested two teenagers Sunday morning on vandalism charges after receiving several reports of a vehicle driving through Bob Mays Park.

      Dallas Cookson, 19, of Payson, Ill. is charged with criminal damage to property and consumption of alcohol by a minor. His 17-year-old passenger was arrested just after 6:30 a.m. Sunday. The teenager was cited with consumption of alcohol by a minor and released to his parents.

      Police said Cookson drove his Jeep through Bob Mays Park and ran over numerous signs.

      He also damaged multiple mailboxes on Morton Drive and Highland Lane and drove through a corn field east of the Roman Catholic Cemetery on north 18th Street, police said.