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Fountain ‘Soaping’ Prank, Not Harmless, Can Land You In Jail

Fountain ‘Soaping’ Prank, Not Harmless, Can Land You In Jail

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Photo provided by Randolph County Public Library ASHEBORO N.C. - Several people have learned that throwing soap in local fountains can end up being a very expensive practical joke, and officials say it's no laughing matter. On May 5th 2022, officers with the Asheboro Police Department responded to Bicentennial Park in downtown Asheboro after an unknown suspect threw soap into the fountain causing it to overflow with bubbles. The fountain at Bicentennial Park is not the only fountain that’s been vandalized this year. According to Ross Holt, Director of the Randolph County Public Library, the fountain at the Asheboro Public Library has been a target of pranksters four times since just since Christmas of last year. “The fountain and the parking lot landscaping make for such a welcom...