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Michigan man pays $1,000 fine for climbing Mount Rushmore

A Michigan man has been arrested for climbing Mount Rushmore. Zachary Schossau, 19, of South Rockwood, Michigan, was arrested by Park Rangers on Sunday. The next day, he was ordered by U.S. Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollman to pay a $1,000 fine and...

A Michigan man has been arrested for climbing Mount Rushmore.

Zachary Schossau, 19, of South Rockwood, Michigan, was arrested by Park Rangers on Sunday. The next day, he was ordered by U.S. Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollman to pay a $1,000 fine and $30 in court fees, according to a Department of Justice press release.

“Please be respectful and stay off the Rushmore Memorial,” U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons said. “The terrain is hazardous, and it ends in federal court.”

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