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Nine people arrested after series of fights at Clearwater's Pier 60

CLEARWATER – A series of fights at Pier 60 led to nine arrests Friday night, Clearwater police said.

Officer were called to the Mandalay Avenue scene several times between 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. after fights broke out among large groups. Among those arrested were eight juveniles and an 18-year-old Tarpon Springs man.

About 8:30 p.m. Friday, officers began arresting some of the people who were fighting. That led to charges that included disorderly conduct, obstruction, resisting arrest and battery on a law enforcement officer.

No officers were hurt, and one adult who was arrested got treated for a minor injury caused by a Taser, police said.

Nine people arrested after series of fights at Clearwater's Pier 60 03/31/12 [Last modified: Saturday, March 31, 2012 11:03am]
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