Police Say Arrests During Sox Celebration Exception, Not Rule
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BOSTON (CBS) — The Suffolk County District Attorney said as of midday Thursday, 10 arrest reports had been processed from the aftermath of the Red Sox World Series win.
Many of those arrested were charged with disorderly conduct.
In addition, a Watertown man was charged with running down a couple in Allston and leaving the scene.
Both victims were taken to the hospital where their condition is unknown.
Joseph Bresnilian, 23, is charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing personal injury and driving while under the influence. He’s expected to be arraigned Thursday.
Despite the arrests, Police Superintendent in charge Daniel Linskey says the incidents were the exception, not the rule.
The 15 people arrested include an 18-year-old Northeastern University student from Windermere, Fla., charged with disorderly conduct, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a can) and battery on a public employee; a 22-year-old UMass Dartmouth student from Taunton, charged with disorderly conduct; a 35-year-old Concord man was charged with disorderly conduct; a 22-year-old Everett man, charged with disorderly conduct and possibly other charges pending a complaint; a 22-year-old Marion man, charged with assault and battery on a public employee; a 20-year-old Northeastern University student, charged with disorderly conduct; a 37-year-old Manchester, N.H. man, charged with trespassing, assault, assault and battery on a public employee and resisting arrest; a 39-year-old Manchester, N.H. man, charged with disorderly conduct; a 22-year-old Waban man, identified as a student, charged with three counts of assault and battery on a public employee; a 23-year-old Brighton man, charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Names and arraignment information have not yet been released.
At UMass Amherst, 15 people were arrested at a post-game celebration on campus.