SAVANNAH, GA. (March 19, 2016): Seven arrests were processed through Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s mobile command posts on March 18, the second day of this year’s St. Patrick’s Festival.
In total, there were three disorderly conduct charges, one reckless conduct charge, one for public urination and one fleeing to elude charge. There also were two individuals charged with affray, two charged with obstruction, three possession of marijuana charges and two possession of a controlled substance charges. One minor is charged with possession of a firearm and one adult faced the same charge.
Of the 17 arrests since day-one of the festival, two were juveniles, five were felonies and there were 12 misdemeanors.
These statistics represent arrests made within the boundaries of the St. Patrick’s Festival Control Zone, then subsequently processed through one of two mobile command centers, located on West St. Julian Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard or River Street at the Drayton Street Ramp.