Eight arrested at First Night Charlotte

Eight arrested at First Night Charlotte

Eight arrested at First Night Charlotte

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by WCNC.com staff

WCNC.com

Posted on January 1, 2014 at 2:16 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Thousands of people rang in the new year in Uptown Charlotte Tuesday night.

City officials called First Night a success.
 

  • About 12,500 people attended the event.
  • The number of calls to CharMeck 311 was 10 percent less than last year. Call included noise complaints, event information and transfers to 911.
  • Police arrested five adults between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. Four were charged with intoxication and was charged with trespassing.
  • Officers arrested two juveniles for curfew violations and one for disorderly conduct and assault of an officer.
  • MEDIC responded to six calls before midnight and seven calls after midnight.
  • 19,734 people rode the Lynx Blue Line, which is a 26 percent increase compared to an average Tuesday.
     

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