Officers Respond to 273 Complaints over Holiday Weekend

5 years 3 months 6 days ago Tuesday, July 09 2013 Jul 9, 2013 Tuesday, July 09, 2013 1:11:00 PM CDT July 09, 2013 in News
Source: News Release
By: KOMU 8 Staff

COLUMBIA - The Fourth of July Holiday weekend yielded 273 complaints for the Columbia Police Department. Officers responded to 273 complaints of fireworks in the City of Columbia between 12:01 A.M. on Wednesday, July 3, and 11:59 P.M. on Sunday, July 7.

10 individuals were arrested in 7 separate incidents. All of those arrested were released on a summons to appear in court for possession and/or discharge of fireworks. Possession of fireworks violates Columbia city ordinance.

Last year during the same period officers responded to 279 fireworks calls and made 1 arrest.

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