Ho, ho, no! SantaCon is busiest day in years for cops with 17 arrests

HOBOKEN – An event that is supposed to raise money for local charities brought chaos to the Mile Square City on Saturday.

One cop was assaulted, another officer was spit on during processing at headquarters, and 17 people were arrested during this year’s annual SantaCon. The popular bar crawl is known to bring issues to Hoboken, but after Saturday’s mayhem it could be the last time thousands of people dressed as Santa descend on the city.

Hoboken Police Chief Ken Ferrante called Saturday’s SantaCon the busiest day for the department in five years. Police issued 52 tickets for …read more

Source: NJ.com Hudson

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