On March 7, at about 4:27 a.m.
Officers responded to the 800 block of Palisades Park following a request for assistance from a Public Service Officer (PSO) regarding a subject possibly suffering from seizures. Officers determined the subject was sleeping in a sleeping when the PSO tried to wake him up and advise him he could not sleep in the park. The subject appeared to be experiencing a seizure and SMFD Paramedics were requested. Paramedics determined the subject was not experiencing a seizure and offered to take him to the hospital for further evaluation. The subject refused. Officers informed the subject of the park closure and that he could not sleep in the park. The subject refused to leave. The subject was taken into custody and transported to SMPD Jail for booking. Nikol Bodden, 30, homeless, was issued a citation for being in the park after its closure.