SnowGlobe 2018 day 2: Arrests, medical incidents down for second day in a row
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — With two days in the books, SnowGlobe 2018 has seen sharp decreases in arrests and medical incidents.
For the second day in a row, the three-day electronic music festival drew an estimated 20,000 people out to the community playfields in South Lake Tahoe, which is hosting the event for the eighth straight year.
According to city officials, law enforcement reported zero significant problems Sunday, day two of the festival. Only three arrests were made, which was a steep decrease compared to day two in 2017. On that day 16 arrests were made.
The number of patients in need of on-site medical treatment also was down on day two compared to last year’s festival. The event’s medical services crew treated 19 patients Sunday, which was down from 36 on day two 2017.
The numbers are similar to the trend on day one, which also saw sharp decreases in arrests and medical incidents compared to day one of 2017.
The city received a total of 35 complaints through its various platforms, which was a slight increase from day one when the city received 33 complaints.
All of Sunday’s complaints, which came from 27 different individuals, were related to noise.
City staff responded to all complaints with return phone calls and, in some cases, in-person visit, according to the city.
Staff also received three calls from residents who were pleased with sound adjustments made from night one to night two.
The third and final day of the this year’s festival starts at 3 p.m. and ends at midnight.