Police bust up illegal sideshow at Alameda Point; Issue 64 citations

ALAMEDA -- Alameda's former naval base was the scene of an illegal sideshow that was attended by thousands on Sunday, police said. The police depar...

May 29, 2023
9:16 PM

ALAMEDA -- Alameda's former naval base was the scene of an illegal sideshow that was attended by thousands on Sunday, police said. The police department knew beforehand that a sideshow was in the works at Alameda Point and had assigned officers to the event. They issued 64 citations and towed five cars, police said on social media Sunday evening. "Earlier today, nearly 3,000 people and 1,000 cars descended upon Alameda Point for an unpermitted car show," the department posted on Facebook. "We were aware of the show and planned for it by assigning a dedicated staff of officers to the event.