15 cited after Fort Collins parties turn into riot
FORT COLLINS — Fort Collins police say 15 people, including eight Colorado State University students, have been cited following parties in April that deteriorated into a riot-like disturbance, with officers using tear gas to disperse crowds.
Police said today that two non-students face felony charges of inciting a riot. The Coloradoan reports one of the two is a seasonal CSU employee whose duties involve housekeeping, but he wasn’t working at CSU when the parties happened April 27.
Two other people face misdemeanor charges of engaging in a riot.
One person was cited with a petty offense of disorderly conduct.
Police say eight people who hosted some of the parties received municipal citations for nuisance gatherings.
Two others were cited for unreasonable noise.