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79 people charged over St. Patrick's Day festivities

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Savannah-Chatham Metro Police arrested nearly 80 people during the St. Patrick's Day festivities.

Seventy-nine people were charged. Two people were charged with felonies, 70 were charged with misdemeanors and seven were cited for city ordinance violations. Some of the charges included - disorderly conduct, possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication, simple assault, swimming in the Savannah River and giving a false name.

Sixty-eight suspects were transported to the Chatham County Detention Center. Six taken to court and three were released on subpoena.

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