OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) – The police chief in Ocean Metropolis are has blasted contributors within the unsanctioned H20i automotive rally over the weekend for “appalling habits” that compelled officers to answer greater than 2,700 calls.
The annual occasion brings crowds to Ocean Metropolis to showcase closely modified Audis and Volkswagens.
About two weeks in the past, the organizer introduced that this yr’s occasion can be postponed till 2018. However lots of of individuals confirmed up anyway, starting Thursday, and brought on complications for native police.
Chief Ross Buzzuro mentioned lots of the guests have been “unruly.” He mentioned there have been remoted incidents of violence. The mentioned that, mixed with heavy site visitors, litter, rudeness and negligent driving “solid a really damaging view over the entire weekend.”
Police made 78 arrests from Thursday via Sunday, many for disorderly conduct and open container costs.