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This Just In: 30 People Reportedly Arrested At The Guns N’ Roses Concert In New Jersey

Music and mischief seemingly go hand in hand these days and in the eyes of the EarHustle411 team, wrongdoing is all the same regardless of the different settings.  Legendary rock group Gun N’ Roses performed at the MetLife Stadium on Saturday July 23rd and it appears that there was a bit of “mischief” going on at the venue.  According to reports at least 30 people were arrested for various offenses from simple assault, resisting arrest to possession of marijuana.  One has to think how this “mischief” would have played out if this event were a hip hop concert, the interactions would have been quite different and probably blown out of proportion. These people were just “having fun” at this event and it this were a Young Jeezy, NWA or Snoop Dogg concert, the people would be classified as thugs or worse. 

Hmmmpf…guess that’s the difference between Rock and Roll and Hip Hop, it’s all very “black and white”

Read more as reported by NJ 101.5:

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At least 30 people were arrested Saturday night during a Guns N’ Roses concert at MetLife Stadium, including one woman who was taken into custody for assaulting a police officer, NJ State Police said.

Kimberly Goodman, 30, of Mahwah, was arrested during the event and charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, according to Sgt. First Class Gregory Williams, spokesperson for the NJ State Police.

In addition to Goodman, Williams told NJ 101.5 that there were several other arrests during the show for charges ranging from marijuana possession to solicitation, including:

  • 9 disorderly conduct arrests;
  • 11 solicitation arrests;
  • 1 arrest for “open lewdness”;
  • 1 resisting arrest charge;
  • 2 arrests for simple assault;
  • 1 charge of harassment;
  • 3 criminal trespassing arrests; and
  • 1 arrest for possession of under 50 grams of marijuana.

Information on the other arrests was not immediately available. Guns N’ Roses will play another show at MetLife Stadium Sunday.

Source: NJ 101.5

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