Fox 26 Houston
An enormous occasion for Jeep fanatics, referred to as “Go Topless Weekend,” grew to become a po-po hotspot … with cops busting greater than 230 folks in the course of the wild occasion.
The Jeep-focused celebration passed off in Galveston County, TX, and noticed tons of Jeep homeowners flocking to the seaside of their distinctive rides. The occasion appears to be like kinda like an grownup spring break, and the Sheriff's Workplace handled it prefer it, making 155 arrests on Friday alone … earlier than topping out at 234 by noon Sunday!
Police revealed the large variety of arrests throughout a Sunday information convention the place they stated 221 arrests have been misdemeanors — issues like public intoxication and disorderly conduct … the same old for big seaside events.
The opposite 13 individuals are going through felonies, and the Sheriff's Workplace says no less than 2 extra incidents are being investigated — together with a automotive accident the place a lady was thrown from a automobile and suffered a severe head damage.
Regardless of all of the purple flags, authorities are nonetheless calling the Jeep occasion a “profitable occasion” as a result of they roughly made the identical variety of arrests final 12 months.
One Sheriff's official stated, “We really feel like we bought a reasonably good deal with on the general security of it.”