NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — President Donald Trump ran up a steep security tab in New York City before taking office in January. Now, it’s a Bronx golf course operated by the Trump Organization that might be in need of a little more protection.
Two men with a chainsaw jumped over an 8-foot high fence along the 15th hole of Trump Links at Ferry Point and started toppling trees on Tuesday morning, 1010 WINS’ Al Jones reported.READ MORE: 'Today, I Can Rejoice': New Yorkers Hit The Streets After Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty In George Floyd's Death
Four trees were taken down — each between 20 and 30 feet. The course manager said this isn’t the first time it’s happened.
Cornelius Hodges who lives a couple of doors down on Robinson Avenue has a theory.READ MORE: Activists Celebrate Conviction Of Derek Chauvin In George Floyd's Death, But Say Fight Is Not Over: 'Tomorrow, We Still Have To Dismantle Systemic Oppression'
“Well at least you can see the golf course better, you know. It wouldn’t block your view. That’s the only thing I can understand,” he said.
A golf course maintenance crew scared off the would-be lumberjacks. They left behind their chainsaw.MORE NEWS: Police: Gabriel Dewitt Wilson In Custody After Deadly Shooting At West Hempstead Stop & Shop