See the update at the bottom of Page 2 upping the number of arrests downtown during the U.S. Open of Surfing's opening weekend.
Illustration by Luke McGarry; cover design by Dustin Ames/OC Weekly
ORIGINAL POST, JULY 28, 6:31 A.M.: It's unclear if a 16-year-old boy took our "Surf Bros Must Die" cover story literally, but Huntington Beach Police accuse him of making credible threats against the U.S. Open of Surfing via social media before a search of his home produced a handgun and a shotgun.
The alleged threats were posted Thursday, the kid was booked into juvie Friday night, the nine-day event opened Saturday morning and by Sunday night police had made
more than 45 78 more arrests, mostly for booze-related offenses. [See update!]
But no riots. So far ...More »