2021-03-15

About 100 people arrested for illegal gatherings in Miami Beach, U.S. weekend

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China News Service, March 15th. According to a report on the 14th by Chinese.com.cn, this past weekend, many people in Miami Beach, Florida, held large gatherings during the spring break. Due to violations of regulations during the epidemic, about 100 people were arrested and two policemen were injured while dispersing the crowd.

About 100 people arrested for illegal gatherings in Miami Beach, U.S. weekend

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p > According to reports, the local police department said that the riot on the evening of the 12th caused two police officers to be injured and sent to the hospital for treatment. Then on the evening of the 13th local time, the police arrested 30 people.

The Miami Beach Police Department also stated that on the evening of the 13th, police officers responded to a “very large-scale crowd” gathering. According to the police report, the chaos began when the police encountered a large crowd and blocked an intersection.

Miami Beach’s spokesperson Veronica Perse said on the 14th that about 100 people were arrested this weekend, including some for possession of weapons and drugs. In addition, in the past week, the police arrested 119 people, seized 13 guns, and issued 866 traffic tickets.

The law enforcement agency had expected people to hold large gatherings during the spring break this month. The Miami Beach police are working in 12-hour shifts.