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Over 300 calls for law enforcement at WE Fest

The festival will open with Florida Georgia Line tonight, Dierks Bentley on Friday, August 6th...
The festival will open with Florida Georgia Line tonight, Dierks Bentley on Friday, August 6th and end with Blake Shelton on Saturday, August 7th. One exciting improvement this year involves expanded General Admission, which will bring fans 200′ closer to the stage.(KVLY)
Published: Aug. 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM CDT
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BECKER COUNTY, MN (Valley News Live) - WeFest saw over 300 calls to law enforcement from August 5th-7th during their annual festival in Detroit Lakes.

The calls included 205 911 hang-up calls, 23 medical assists, 11 disorderly calls, 4 thefts, 1 sexual assault and a variety of other reports from a missing person to property damage. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office made 14 arrests that were directly related to WE Fest.

The WeFest General Manager says between 23,000-28,000 people attended the event. He also says that several improvements are planned for next year.

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