NJ man arrested for doing donuts on Trump's Bedminster golf course

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A 26-year-old New Jersey man has been charged with criminal mischief for allegedly driving his vehicle onto President Trump's golf course in Bedminster, N.J., and doing "doughnuts" on the greens.

Richard Joseph McEwan, 26, of Milford, New Jersey, has been charged by police for the damage they claim he caused to the green on two of the holes, which totaled almost $20,000.

Workers first reported 26-year-old Richard McEwan driving in tight circles, with the tunes cranked, on the 11th hole of the Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster at about 5:30 p.m. on September 3, according to police. Police said the witness got a partial look at the car's license plate, and that led them to McEwan. He was arrested for allegedly breaking into Taylor Swift's home on August 30.

McEwan was arrested late Monday at his home in Milford, N.J., the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office said.

Cops connected McEwan to the first incident by a piece of the Ford left behind.

A Trump Organization spokesperson told NJ.com: 'He will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law'.

McEwan is also facing charges in Westerly, Rhode Island after police there say he scaled a wall around a mansion belonging to pop star Taylor Swift.

When officers and the security guard then investigated the disturbance they found McEwan standing in the foyer, having taken his orange shoes off out of politeness when being in someone else's home, police said.

Rhode Island court records show that McEwan was charged with breaking and entering and trespassing, then was released on bond September 3.

Authorities were called to the Trump National Golf Course at least twice this month, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson said in a statement.

McEwan allegedly struck again on September 8, around 3:30 p.m. Bedminster cops arrived at the course and saw a blue Ford with a Rutgers sticker, driven by a younger man described as white.

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