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Dozens arrested after reports of unruly crowds on Ft. Lauderdale Beach
wsvn.com ^ | May 27, 2014

Posted on 05/27/2014 4:38:27 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A large police presence took over Fort Lauderdale Beach Monday, shutting down A1A for nearly an hour after, investigators said, hundreds of people showed up to cause violence on Memorial Day.

Pictures sent by 7News viewers showed Fort Lauderdale Police gathering on A1A to disperse those who, officials said, specifically came to fight.

"It was a pretty rowdy crowd," said witness Jamar Artist. "Pretty much, like, people were bum-rushing each other, a lot of people were getting trampled on their way out, exits."

Police said the alleged brawlers gathered at Fort Lauderdale Park and began fighting, then moved to the area of Beach Place, where the mayhem continued. "The individuals that came here today are not individuals that were coming to visit the beach or to enjoy the long weekend," said Fort Lauderdale Police Detective DeAnna Greenlaw. "The individuals that came here today came to cause a problem."

Fort Lauderdale Police and the Broward Sheriff's Office's Field Force teams made dozens of arrests, for everything from fighting to drug possession. They also closed three bridges leading to the beach to help disperse the crowd.

A bus was damaged as a result of the day's events.

It is a Memorial Day that visitors who got caught in the middle of it all won't soon forget. "I just saw the crowd running, and it smelled like pepper spray," said a witness.

Investigators are trying to determine whether social media played a role in prompting the unruly crowd to meet at Fort Lauderdale Park.

(Excerpt) Read more at wsvn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: nword
Guess.
1 posted on 05/27/2014 4:38:27 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Amish on Spring Break.


2 posted on 05/27/2014 4:39:51 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Tea Party?


3 posted on 05/27/2014 4:39:55 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: ilovesarah2012

Snowbirds.


4 posted on 05/27/2014 4:40:57 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Well, we HAVE TO. Guess. This report tells us nothing. Nothing


5 posted on 05/27/2014 4:42:21 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Fresh Wind

Early bird syndrome?


6 posted on 05/27/2014 4:42:22 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: ilovesarah2012

We all know that those senior citizens are a rowdy bunch. They get a few shots of Fiber and its off to the races.


7 posted on 05/27/2014 4:44:55 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: ilovesarah2012
"I just saw the crowd running, and it smelled like pepper spray," said a witness.

Poetic.

8 posted on 05/27/2014 4:46:12 AM PDT by Tax-chick (You say I'm insane ... I say you're afraid.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Robinson Crusoe and Friday?


9 posted on 05/27/2014 4:48:40 AM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik
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To: stanne

The video does but we didn’t really need it.


10 posted on 05/27/2014 4:49:33 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Maybe it’s time to strictly ban the use of alcoholic beverages at beach resorts at certain times of the year.


11 posted on 05/27/2014 4:49:40 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Guess.

No need.

In other news, nineteen people were shot (four dead, fifteen wounded) in New Orleans over the holiday weekend.

12 posted on 05/27/2014 4:50:03 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: RayChuang88

Yeah, like that will happen.


13 posted on 05/27/2014 4:50:29 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

This weekend was urban beach weekend in Miami. Did they spread up the coast to Ft. Lauderdale?

I know we’re not supposed to be prejudiced, etc., but cops were putting in high security for urban beach weekend to nip any trouble in the bud.


14 posted on 05/27/2014 4:51:35 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: ilovesarah2012

The news report seems to go to great lengths to avoid describing the perpetrators, or even show photographs of them.


15 posted on 05/27/2014 4:51:55 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Charles Martel

http://www.local10.com/news/police-handle-crowds-on-fort-lauderdale-beach/26178882


16 posted on 05/27/2014 4:53:30 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012
Obvious troublemakers...


17 posted on 05/27/2014 4:55:50 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Those pesky French Canadians again?/S


18 posted on 05/27/2014 4:56:36 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: stanne
This report tells us nothing. Nothing

By them telling nothing, it tells you everything you need to know as to who was doing what.

19 posted on 05/27/2014 4:56:45 AM PDT by sport
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To: Charles Martel

83 arrests so far during Urban Beach Week
Posted: May 24, 2014 4:49 PM EDT
Updated: May 24, 2014 4:55 PM EDT

Revelers at the 2014 Urban Beach Week hip-hop festival.
Revelers at the 2014 Urban Beach Week hip-hop festival.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami Beach Police are reporting more than 80 arrests during the first two days of the annual Urban Beach Week hip-hop festival.

According to police, 83 people were arrested from Thursday evening through early Saturday. The majority of the arrests were for drug charges or other misdemeanors.

That’s down from 141 arrests during the same time period last year. Police reported 414 arrests for the entire Memorial Day weekend event last year. The vast majority of those arrests were for drugs or misdemeanor offenses.

http://www.wsvn.com/story/25605523/83-arrests-so-far-during-urban-beach-week

I hate to say it, but I’m beginning to see a common denominator.


20 posted on 05/27/2014 4:57:52 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Dilbert San Diego

And we saw what happened in Myrtle Beach, SC during Black Bike Week. Why is this? Why can’t they have a gathering without trouble?


21 posted on 05/27/2014 4:59:20 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: justlurking

And by doing that, they tell you exactly who is causing the trouble.


22 posted on 05/27/2014 5:00:54 AM PDT by sport
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To: ilovesarah2012

Because whites are racists, silly!


23 posted on 05/27/2014 5:02:18 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

well, we’re not supposed to be racist or bigoted, but, clearly gang types and the criminal element show up at these events and cause trouble.

These sound like events that decent black people would want to avoid. If violence and mayhem break out, innocent bystanders get caught in the crossfire.


24 posted on 05/27/2014 5:02:39 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: ilovesarah2012

When I lived down there we avoided ALL gatherings on holidays .


25 posted on 05/27/2014 5:08:25 AM PDT by autumnraine
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To: ilovesarah2012

Same thing happened at Clearwater Beach yesterday. All seemed to be Obama’s sons.


26 posted on 05/27/2014 5:10:13 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: ilovesarah2012

http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2014/5/27/arrests_made_in_clea.html


27 posted on 05/27/2014 5:11:28 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: sport
"This report tells us nothing. Nothing"

By them telling nothing, it tells you everything you need to know as to who was doing what.

By now, the fifth-column obamawhore media tapdancing around the essential facts is all the evidence needed. It's like the news from Pravda in Commieland under Khrushchev.

28 posted on 05/27/2014 5:11:38 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Here’s a cute video from Myrtle Beach Black Bike Week 2014.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kw6sLy1tLiY


29 posted on 05/27/2014 5:14:28 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Charles Martel

That is more than in the Elliot Rodgers “I’m A Virgin, Nobody Likes Me” shooting in CA.


30 posted on 05/27/2014 5:18:30 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Swedish and Norwegian tourists?


31 posted on 05/27/2014 5:34:37 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Pacific islanders gone wild?


32 posted on 05/27/2014 5:35:55 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Just your typical hood rats, dats all.


33 posted on 05/27/2014 5:36:34 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: workerbee

Those people who “came to cause trouble” wouldn’t have if it weren’t for white racism.


34 posted on 05/27/2014 5:39:08 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: RayChuang88

Do you really think it’s the alcohol ??! It’s in the blood.

They have the money from either welfare or govt. jobs where they are affirmative -— hires.

Gotta find a way to attract sharks to our shores on these weeks and weekends.


35 posted on 05/27/2014 5:42:34 AM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: Bushbacker1

I knew it had to be hoodrats that started shooting on Clearwater Beach as soon as the news crawl said that only residents with proof of identity were being allowed in during the aftermath.

The rest of the year, Clearwater Beach is very peaceful. Even during Spring Break the crowds are pretty well behaved as a general rule.


36 posted on 05/27/2014 5:59:04 AM PDT by EricT. (Everything not forbidden is compulsory.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I take it, we’re not talking about Mods vs Rockers, here.


37 posted on 05/27/2014 6:00:39 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Fresh Wind

Urban Beach Week.Maybe the dumbest idea ever.


38 posted on 05/27/2014 6:30:50 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

Who would have thought that a bunch of fat Germans in speedos could be so much trouble?


39 posted on 05/27/2014 6:33:20 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: ilovesarah2012

4 Arrested in Shootings At Clearwater Beach, Florida

http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2014/5/27/arrests_made_in_clea.html


40 posted on 05/27/2014 6:36:06 AM PDT by Retired Chemist
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To: ilovesarah2012

To be honest this just looks like spring break the black version. It seems actually tamer then Girls Gone Wild.


41 posted on 05/27/2014 7:23:18 AM PDT by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: Tax-chick

"I love the smell of pepper spray in the morning."

42 posted on 05/27/2014 7:27:45 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: SnuffaBolshevik
Robinson Crusoe and Friday?

(singing)

Where did Robinson Crusoe go, with Friday on Saturday night?
Saturday evenin' they'd start out to roam,
Sunday mornin' they'd come staggerin' home!
On the island were wild men with cannibal's trimmin'
And where there are wild men there must be wild women...
Where did Robinson Crusoe go, with Friday on Saturday night?

43 posted on 05/27/2014 7:40:31 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: George from New England
So essentially you're saying that a certain racial group at a hip-hop festival in the area is causing the trouble?

Anyway, I know that in both Palm Springs, CA and up in the Daytona Beach, FL area, aggressive police enforcement have stopped most of these shenanigans.

44 posted on 05/27/2014 7:45:29 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Here’s a cute video from Myrtle Beach Black Bike Week 2014.

In fairness, that behavior is very similar to what I've seen mostly white crowds of kids and young adults do here at the Jersey Shore.

45 posted on 05/27/2014 7:49:47 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: RayChuang88

We just need to be more understanding and accepting of black culture.If we dont,we are racist.


46 posted on 05/27/2014 7:53:35 AM PDT by Craftmore
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To: JimRed

That’s a shame. Times sure have changed.


47 posted on 05/27/2014 10:31:22 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Fresh Wind
Snowbirds.

Bloody Crows!

48 posted on 05/27/2014 11:49:27 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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