SCARBOROUGH – Scarborough Police arrested 20-year-old Dale Boyce of Sidney after witnesses reported seeing him use an axe to break into several vehicles at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway Saturday night.

“A lady came up to me and said, ‘Hey, some guy is out in the parking lot smashing cars,’ ” said Sgt. Mary Pearson, who was working security at the track Saturday night.

Boyce was charged with aggravated criminal mischief, burglary to motor vehicles, possession of burglar tools and possession by consumption. Pearson said he was in possession of stolen property when apprehended.

More than a dozen cars were involved, Pearson said, and damages could run into the thousands of dollars.