The streets were quiet this Halloween in Isla Vista, with only about 500 partygoers roaming Del Playa compared to 12,000-15,000 in 2013. Pending final numbers, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s spokesperson Kelly Hoover said 16 people were cited, and 28 were arrested for misdemeanors over a two-day period. Last year, I.V. saw 40 Halloween weekend citations and 40 arrests; 250 citations and 200 arrests were made during 2013’s three-day operation. Only seven partyers were taken to the hospital this year, which the Sheriff’s Office said is much lower than in years past.
Another Quiet Isla Vista Halloween
Thursday, November 5, 2015
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