Lots Of Arrests At Krewe Of Gemini Parade
Shreveport Police report 80 arrests made during the Krewe of Gemini Parade.
Based on reports from the three Shreveport Police Command Posts, there were 80 people arrested at the parade last Saturday. The arrests were mostly all misdemeanors and ran the gamut from underage possession of alcohol to public intoxication. A Shreveport City Ordinance prohibiting the purchase, consumption and public possession of alcoholic beverages by persons between 17 years of age and 21 years of age made up the bulk of the arrests with 39. Among the arrests, six were made for possession of marijuana, two for public intoxication, one for interfering with the parade route, two for criminal mischief, two for resisting an officer and two for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Officers issued summons to violators when possible and report that overall things went smoothly.