DENVER — Thousands gathered downtown Saturday for the 4/20 rally, and police showed a heavy presence.
Shortly before 1 p.m. Saturday, the Denver Police Department said in a tweet that officers had made ten citations and arrests and one person had been transported to the hospital.
DENVER 4/20 EVENT: so far, 10 total citations/arrests. 1 person transported to hospital—
Denver Police Dept (@DenverPolice) April 19, 2014
At about 5:43 p.m., DPD gave an update and said there 25 citations and arrests: 17 for the public consumption of marijuana, five for detox and two for medical.
Sunday, Denver police sent out another update with a total for Saturday’s arrests and citations.
Law enforcement said in a tweet that 32 citations and arrests were issued at the 4/20 rally Saturday: 22 for consumption and ten for other offenses.
Denver 4/20 EVENT: Sunday 7 citations for public consumption of marijuana (3 to out of state visitors) as of 1:45 pm next update 4:30 pm—
Denver Police Dept (@DenverPolice) April 20, 2014
Police also advised participants to be aware of the laws regarding marijuana consumption, and posted signs at every entrance to the rally.