DPD issues 32 citations at 4/20 pot rally Saturday

4/20 rally

(Photo: Paul Makarushka/KWGN)

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.

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.

Police also advised participants to be aware of the laws regarding marijuana consumption, and posted signs at every entrance to the rally.


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