Ten people were arrested during impromptu marijuana celebrations in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday for offenses ranging from selling marijuana or opiates to mischief and carrying a gun, police said Monday.
Among the thousands of people who gathered in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park near the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood for an unofficial celebration of all things marijuana Sunday, at least eight people were arrested for felonies, a police spokeswoman said.
San Francisco authorities are preparing for thousands of marijuana smokers to gather in Golden Gate Park for the annual 4/20 pot-smoking celebration.
Not only is this Sunday Easter Sunday, but it happens to fall on 4/20, a major marijuana lover’s celebration that brings thousands to Golden Gate Park every year. Law enforcement said they’ll be out in full force.
Pot enthusiasts packed San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Saturday for an unofficial celebration of marijuana, leaving behind a mess that city officials now say cost more than $15,000 to clean up.
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