Police report that they used pepper ball guns to disperse the crowds not only at the festival but in other locations
SOUTH EUCLID -- Police released a 20-page police report Monday that details the arrests of two adults and 10 juveniles during a melee surrounding the Sacred Heart of Jesus festival on South Green Road.
Police from here, Lyndhurst, Beachwood, Cleveland Heights, University Heights, Shaker Heights and RTA police helped break up large groups of teens at and near the festival.
Police were first called about 7 p.m. for reports of shots fired.
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The police reports details that about 300 teens were at the festival but not to ride the rides or buy food. Fights broke out and they were asked to leave.
They left but began congregating in parking lots in the area of Green and Mayfield roads, like McDonald's, Marc's and Taco Bell..
Police report that they used pepper ball guns to disperse the crowds not only at the festival but in other locations.
In all, 10 adults and two juveniles were arrested for charges including resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and others. Those arrested were from Shaker Heights, Cleveland Heights, Cleveland and South Euclid, according to the report.