Columbia police arrest 49 during Five Points festival

jmonk@thestate.comMarch 17, 2013 

Columbia police arrested 49 people in and around the St. Pat’s at Five Points festival, officials said Sunday.

More than one-half of the 86 charges against those people were alcohol-related.

The charges included 27 arrests for drunkenness, 14 for possession of alcohol by a minor, six for fake ID, four for use of another’s ID, one of possession of alcohol in public, four for fighting, 11 for disorderly conduct, 11 for resisting arrst and two for public urination.


Breakdown of arrests

Total Number of Persons Arrested49
Total Number Transported42
Total Number of Persons Arrested inside Festival39
Total Number of Persons Arrested Outside Festival10
Total Number Field Booked (charged & released)7
Total Number of Charges 86

Breakdown of charges

Drunkenness27
Possession Under 2114
Disorderly Conduct11
Resisting Arrest11
Possession of Fake ID6
Fighting4
Use of Another's ID4
Failure to Stop on Police Command2
Public Urination2
Possession of Alcohol in Public1
Possession of Schedule II1
Simple Assault1
Simple Possession of Marijuana1
Trespassing1

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