16 Cedar Point Employees Arrested After Melee


UPDATED: Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:39 PM

While Cedar Point was closed because of a water main break over the weekend, 16 of the theme park's employees were busy getting arrested.
    
Police from the park and the city of Sandusky say they arrested 16 people after a melee broke out in the employee recreation center early Sunday.
    
Jail records say the employees were charged with aggravated rioting and disorderly conduct. At least one was also charged with assaulting a police officer.

Thirteen of them are from Michigan; three live in Ohio.

The Detroit Free Press reports the following people were arrested:

■ Lawanda Harris, 21, of Detroit
■ Cashia Moyer, 19, of Youngstown
■ Lavon Epps, 19, of Flint, Mich.
■ Jarrett Stennis, 22, of Southfield, Mich.
■ Joshua Brown, 32, of Ypsilanti, Mich.
■ Marquise Nicholson, 19, of Detroit
■ DeShaun Harris, 20, of Flint, Mich.
■ Galen Hobdy, 20, of Canton
■ Brandon Williams, 21, of Flint, Mich.
■ Curtis Prentice, 23, of Canton, also charged with resisting arrest
■ Kyreese Whitacker, 21, of Flint, Mich.
■ Dajon Williams, 19, of Roseville, Mich.
■ Sterling Jenkins, 24, of Flint., Mich.
■ Rick Miles, 23, of Flint., Mich.
■ James Ewing, 21, of Detroit
■ Ja'Quan Pittman, 22, of Flint, Mich.

Police responded at about 3:15 a.m. Sunday to Cedar Point Commons, which is the park employees' housing area.
    
The park reopened Monday after being closed Saturday and Sunday due to a water main break in the city of Sandusky.

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