Fla. police arrest at least 150 spring breakers amid chaos in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - APRIL 08: Miami Beach police officers wear protective masks as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis along with other officials and politicians speak during a press conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center on April 08, 2020 in Miami Beach, Florida. Gov. DeSantis spoke about the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers converting the convention center into a field hospital with 400 regular hospital beds and 50 ICU beds, with the ability to scale up to 1,000 beds if needed, as the region prepares for a possible surge of coronavirus patients. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - APRIL 08: Miami Beach police officers wear protective masks as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis along with other officials and politicians speak during a press conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center on April 08, 2020 in Miami Beach, Florida. Gov. DeSantis spoke about the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers converting the convention center into a field hospital with 400 regular hospital beds and 50 ICU beds, with the ability to scale up to 1,000 beds if needed, as the region prepares for a possible surge of coronavirus patients.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – APRIL 08: Miami Beach police officers are shown on April 08, 2020 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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UPDATED 3:08 PM PT – Monday, March 15, 2021

Florida police arrested hundreds of spring breakers after chaos broke out in Miami. Reports over the weekend said at least 150 arrests were made in South Beach, with 42 cited for felony charges for weapons, drugs and other offenses.

Rocks and bottles were thrown at officers patrolling the streets, while two officers were injured in the mayhem.

“Our officers had to go into a crowd, attempt to arrest an individual,” Officer Ernesto Rodriguez of the Miami Beach Police Department. “The crowd ended up turning on those officers who were there.”

Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber warned the public more arrests will be made if laws continue to be violated.

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