SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (VVNG.com) A cell phone theft ring was discovered during the first day of a two-day electronic music festival at Glen Helen Amphitheater, officials said.
Over 16,000 people attended the first day of Nocturnal Wonderland 2017 on Friday, September 15th.
According to a sheriff’s news release, during the show, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department arrested 7 people for charges ranging from drunk in public, possession of illegal drugs to outstanding warrants.
California Alcoholic Beverage Control was also on site and arrested 21 individuals for various B&P violations. Two attendees were transported to local area hospitals for medical issues requiring additional treatment.
On a separate investigation, a cell phone theft ring was uncovered during the event. Over forty stolen cell phones were recovered and 5 individuals were arrested.
According to a tweet from Lieutenant Doug Wolfe, authorities recovered 40 stolen cell phones.
Anyone that is a victim of a theft of cell phone is encouraged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Central Station at (909)387-3545 or Sheriff’s Command Post at the venue.
[box type=”note” align=”aligncenter” class=”” width=””]Nocturnal Wonderland, formerly known as Nocturnal Festival, is a massive electronic music festival that has been steadily growing and brings the biggest names in music and dance to an audience of up to 50,000 musical enthusiasts. (Wikipedia)[/box]
Glen Helen Pavilion-day one of Nocturnal Wonderland is in full swing. Over 20 arrests made for drugs and drug possession. pic.twitter.com/N4IIHK01Kr
— Doug Wolfe (@SBCSDdwolfe) September 16, 2017
Glen Helen Pavilion- Nocturnal Wonderland campers arrived. Security staff and deps search each vehicle for drugs &weapons to keep them safe. pic.twitter.com/pSA1MildNc
— Doug Wolfe (@SBCSDdwolfe) September 15, 2017