DPD: 83 arrests for curfew violations, additional charges for some

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DENVER (KDVR) — According to the Denver Police Department, 83 people were arrested for violating curfew on Saturday night, with some additional charges for a few.

Other charges included property damage, possession of prohibited weapons and throwing missiles.

Mayor Hancock ordered mandatory curfew between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. for the City and County of Denver on Saturday afternoon effective until 5 a.m. Monday morning.

What began as a peaceful protest early in the day, turned violent with fires being set and multiple injuries including three police officers and a civilian being hit by a moving vehicle.

DPD also confiscated numerous weapons and harmful substances during the day and into the evening.

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