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Police make Derby weekend arrests; most in targeted areas

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police beefed up patrol for Derby weekend and reported some arrests, but no major crime.

According to police, post-Oaks celebrations brought more than 60 arrests. Of those, 21 were for felony charges. Most arrests took place in the detail areas of West Broadway, Baxter Avenue and 4th Street Live. Most of those felonies were for drug offenses and outstanding warrants.

On Derby Day, officers made 11 arrests at the track including a couple for people accused of scalping tickets. In targeted, detail areas, police made 58 arrests, mostly from drug and alcohol related offenses.

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