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Fourteen people have been arrested so far today along the Chicago Pride Parade route.
The day’s events have so far been marked by fewer batteries than last year, but a significant number of calls for medical assistance, many of which received long-delayed responses.
As of 6:40PM, this afternoon’s arrests include:
- 11:23AM — Female arrested for underage drinking at Halsted and Barry.
- 11:49PM — Female arrested for battery at the anti-gay protest staging area near Diversey and Pine Grove. HX323676
- 1:02PM – Arrest at Belmont and Clark. Details unknown.
- 1:52AM – Male arrested for criminal damage to city property at Halsted and Aldine. Case HX323835.
- 1:57AM – One arrest. Details unknown.
- 2:33PM – Two arrested for battery at Montrose and Sheridan.
- 2:47PM – Another battery arrest at the anti-gay protest zone. HX323855
- 4:00PM – Off-duty sergeant is assaulted outside of the Cubby Bear. One arrest.
- 4:49PM – Female taken into custody for throwing a bottle from a roof at Roscoe and Halsted, striking a pedestrian.
- 5:10PM – Woman who threw the bottle is released. Victim refused to press charges.
- 5:11PM – 2 arrests for unknown reasons.
- 5:33PM – Roscoe’s Tavern signs complaints against two females.
- 5:45PM – One man arrested at 925 Belmont