This weekend was the tenth anniversary of HARD Summer and boy was it crazy! Information has just been released for the first day of the two-day event, which resulted in 40 arrests and six hospitalizations.
According to a news release from the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office in association with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), 23 of the arrests were drug and alcohol related. The other 17 were charges ranging from public intoxication, outstanding warrants, and possession and sales of narcotics.
Six attendees were transported to a nearby hospital for “treatment regarding their medical conditions,” according to the Sheriff’s office, with no further details provided.
A total estimate of 40,000 people attended the first day of HARD Summer on Saturday. All in all, compared to other festivals, a number of arrests and medical emergencies were not that big for the first day. More info will be provided on the statistics for the last day of the event.
The CA ABC used an official hashtag on Twitter to find ecstasy dealers. Check out the tweet below.
— CaliforniaABC (@CA_ABC) August 6, 2017