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Rhode Island police hop on ferry to quell brawl

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Providence, Rhode Island — Gathered at summer hotspot Monday Eight people were arrested over the Rhode Islanders' Victory Day holiday after they got into a fight at a resort and on the ferry home.

The fighting began at his resort on Block Island Beach, which was hosting a reggae festival. We continued with a ferry added to our schedule later that day due to congestion on the island.

According to the Rhode Island State Police, state troopers and his three town officers were dispatched to the ferry shortly after 9:30 p.m.

Arriving by boat, the police jumped on board and searched the ferry with guns drawn.

They arrested seven of her, from Providence and Pawtucket, Rhode Island, from her 20s to her 37s. The officer and one face weapons charges. They were charged and released. The ferry was on its way to Narragansett's Galilee port when fighting broke out.

Two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

State Police anticipate a large crowd gathering at Burrard Beach Resort during the day, and he has six guards posted on the island to help the local police department. Police said there was a disturbance at the resort before the ferry brawl and one person was arrested in a brawl. He was also charged with disorderly conduct and released.

It is the only state in the country that still observes the Victory Day holiday, which commemorates the surrender of Japan in August 1945, which ended World War II.

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