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Paradiso concert at the Gorge

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KHQ.COM - The electric dance music festival known as Paradiso, the two day event, took place over the weekend at the Gorge.

Last year at Paradiso, there were 87 calls for service and 23 people were booked into jail.and one 21-year-old died.

This year the Grant County Sheriff's office says over 25,000 people were in attendance. Calls for service: 76, including drugs, assault, trespassing, fraud, theft, minor traffic accidents. 


Booked into jail: 23, most for drug related charges such as distributing or selling dangerous drugs. Two persons were arrested for vandalism. 


There were a greater number of uniformed and undercover officers on site made multiple arrests of people who were possessing or selling dangerous drugs such as Ecstasy, Molly, methamphetamine and psilocybin mushrooms.


However aside from the small amount of people who were responsible for the small percentage of the crime or bad behavior, the department says the majority of the concertgoers were polite.

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