More arrests in racial rumbles

Monday, April 14, 2008

The Storm Lake Police Department annohas made three more arrests in connection with two related fights which occurred at the Field of Dreams Complex over the weekend.

Fifteen other arrests were made earlier, after groups of Mexican and El Salvadiorian groups met in a conflict that allegedly included the flashing of a knife and chain.

On Tuesday, April 8, police arrested Yvanna Guillen, 15 and Edwin Rios, 15 both of Storm Lake and charged them with Rioting (aggravated misdemeanor).

On Wednesday, April 9, police arrested Edgar Ramos, 15 of Storm Lake and charged him with Rioting.

All three subjects were processed and released to their parents pending a court date. The juvenile cases have all been forwarded to the Juvenile Court Authority.

This brings the total number of arrests to 18 for the weekend incidents. Some of the participants had been injuried, but did not require hospital treatment.

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