arrested at Made in America music festival in Los Angeles
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[September 02, 2014]
(Reuters) - Seven people were
arrested on Sunday at the Made in America music festival in downtown Los
Angeles, following an opening day that left more than two dozen people
in handcuffs, police said.
During Sunday's show at Grand Park there were four felony arrests,
including one for battery and the rest for possession of narcotics,
besides three misdemeanor arrests, including one charge of public
drunkenness, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
Another 23 people were given alcohol citations, an LAPD police
So far about 27,000 tickets have been scanned for Sunday's full day
of events, including top-billed stars John Mayer and Kanye West
later in the evening.
On Saturday, 29 people were arrested, 23 for misdemeanors, most of
them involving infractions related to alcohol, the spokeswoman said.
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The two-day festival's Philadelphia edition was briefly halted on
Sunday by driving rain, organizers said. In Los Angeles authorities
were asking concertgoers to stay hydrated amid extremely warm
(Reporting by Victoria Cavaliere; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)
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