John Hamilton plans to fight the charges against him.
Authorities arrested Hamilton at 8:30 a.m. Thursday as the 48-year-old mowed the foot-high grass at Central Park. Police charged the Sunset Drive resident with obstructing official business and persistent disorderly conduct.
He pleaded not guilty at his Sandusky Municipal Court arraignment this morning. His next hearing is scheduled for August.
"I am a citizen," he said.
Read more in Saturday's Register.