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April 19, 2014

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Police report no major incidents from New Year’s festivities

New Year’s Eve was busy as usual for law enforcement officers and emergency responders, but as of 2 a.m. there had been no reports of major incidents from police or fire officials.

Metro Police Sgt. John Loretto said the department would not have reliable information about the number of people arrested for at least another day.

Police responded to numerous reports of gunfire around the valley, mainly from people shooting into the air.

Metro also had more than 100 extra officers patrolling valley roads Thursday night, primarily looking for people who were driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Firefighters and paramedics stayed busy responding to medical problems, but other than a minor fire at an apartment early in the evening, there were no reports of damage from fireworks or other New Year's-related events.

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