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Halloween on Front Street Arrest Free in 2016

November 1, 2016, 4:57 PM HST
* Updated November 1, 4:59 PM
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Halloween in Lahaina 2015. Photo credit: Maui Police Department.

Halloween in Lahaina 2015. Photo credit: Maui Police Department.

The Halloween in Lahaina event on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, attracted a crowd of between 15,000 and 20,000 people, according to Maui police.

Police say there were no arrests made during this year’s event, but there were three traffic citations issued on Front Street.

Among the other related reports were lost property and found property cases.

The Maui Police Department extended thanks to the Lahaina community and merchants for their efforts in helping to make Halloween in Lahaina on Front Street 2016 a “successful, safe and family-friendly environment.”

According to department reports, there were an estimated 400 participants in this year’s Keiki Parade on Front Street, which kicked off the Halloween in Lahaina festivities.

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Maui Police Department Officers and personnel, the Maui Fire Department, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Sheriff’s personnel, the Prosecutor’s Office and Liquor Control all contributed to the event by promoting safety at the event.

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Police say that at around 11 p.m., the pedestrians were asked to utilize the sidewalks and Front Street was opened to motorist without incident.

Last year the event drew between 20,000 and 25,000 people. Maui police made three arrests and issued six traffic citations during the Front Street event. The department also reported six arrests and 27 citations issued during their expanded 2015 Halloween traffic enforcement effort.

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