Oswego Police Report Harborfest Incidents

OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego City Police Department wishes to announce the following overview of the events that took place in the city of Oswego during the weekend of Harborfest 2010 (Thursday July 22 – 5 p.m. to Sunday July 25, – 11 p.m.) as compared to Harborfest 2008 and 2009 (same time period).

2010 Compared to 2009 and 2008

Calls for Service: 388 509 396

Parking Tickets: 129 186 120

Vehicles Towed: 30 29 22

Total Arrests: 67 134 106

Of the above arrests, charges included:

Open Container 39 94 60

Poss. Alcohol Under 21 years old  14 31 17

Disorderly Conduct 10 19 34

Resisting Arrest 1 1 4

DWI / DWAI / DWAI-Drugs 2 2 2

Other Notable Events:

7/23/2010 Stolen Ambulance Results in Robbery Arrest (Press Release Issued)
7/23/2010 Assault 2nd Arrest (Press Release Issued)
7/24/2010 Lake Street Sinkhole Causes Traffic Alert (Press Release Issued)
7/25/2010 Building Collapse (Press Release Issued)

All above press releases and others may be accessed at: www.oswegony.org/DEPT_police.html

Assisting Agencies:

Oswego City Police Chief Michael J. Dehm, Jr. wishes to extend a special thank you to all of the agencies that lent us their support and assistance throughout the weekend  including:

All City of Oswego Departments and Employees
Oswego County Sheriff’s Department
Oswego County 911 Center
New York State Police
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
New York State University Police – Oswego
New York State Park Police
New York State Parole Office
New York State Liquor Authority
New York State Department of Transportation
United States Coast Guard
United States Border Patrol
Untied States Customs and Border Protection
New York State and Oswego County Emergency Management Offices
Fulton City Police Department
Harborfestivals Inc.
All of the private security members and volunteers that assisted law enforcement over the weekend.

According to Chief Dehm, “… I would like to thank all of our citizens of, and visitors to, the city of Oswego for their cooperation during this year’s Harborfest celebration.”