CMPD: 12 arrested during CIAA weekend

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Officials released details on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department arrests, MEDIC responses and Charlotte Area Transit System operations.

The city of Charlotte declared the CIAA tournament an extraordinary event, implementing a strategic operations plan.

City and county officials say their goal was to maintain a safe Uptown environment while people were attending tournament events. Officials released details on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department arrests, MEDIC responses and Charlotte Area Transit System operations.

CMPD Detectives are investigating a shooting that left two people with non-life-threatening injuries at the Sheraton in Uptown.

CMPD also responded to a fight at 100 West Trade St. around 8 p.m. Saturday. That fight led to one victim being taken to Carolinas Medical Center with minor stab wounds.

Between Thursday and 3 a.m. Sunday morning CMPD made 12 arrests. Three arrests were drug-related, three were alcohol-related and two were traffic-related. One person was arrested for a larceny, ne person was arrested after a domestic incident and two people were arrested after assaults.

In addition to the shooting and the stabbing, MEDIC transported five people while responding to calls of pedestrians hit by vehicles.

Officials said CATS operations remained orderly thanks to CMPD and G4S Transit Police implementing crowd control measures Friday and Saturday nights.

According to a city press release, 94,889 people rode the LYNX Blue Line Light Rail between February 25 and Saturday. Saturday's LYNX ridership was up 63 percent from normal Saturday service levels.

City officials said more than 85 recycling containers were emptied at least twice Saturday night.