Mason Teens Will Not Face Charges Over Parking Lot Party


No one is going to face charges after Mason police say they had to break up a large gathering at the high school earlier this week. About 100 people gathered in the high school parking lot, Monday night when schools across the area turned on their stadium lights to pay tribute to the class of 2020. Police say many of the Mason teens got out of their cars to hang out until police arrived to break up the gathering. Several videos from the impromptu event were posted to social media like the tweet embedded below.

A spokesperson for the school district says they learned a lesson from the event. In the future, Tracey Carson says anything they do to honor Mason students will be done in a way to avoid tempting them to violate the stay home order. Carson says kids are craving connection, adding that social distancing is difficult for many of their teens.