202. The Parade

The hockey team Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup, and had a parade last Monday Los Angeles to celebrate the victory. During the , fans from all over California came out to and celebrate with their favorite hockey team. According the Los Angeles Police Department, over 200 uniformed were sent to the parade to make sure went okay. Although the parade went by without problem, the LAPD's Public Information Officer said that was an increase in alcohol related arrests than the Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012.

to Christopher Harris, who attended the parade with family, a lot of people who attended the had gone to the bars surrounding the Staples , and had gotten drunk before attending the parade. " saw one person throw up on the street front of a policeman. They put him in back of the police car," Harris said. The from the crowd started getting louder and louder the players from the Kings started passing by.

Lopez, who attended the parade even though he rooting for the New York Rangers, said that Kings fans started getting really annoying. He was sure it was because of the alcohol; everyone pretty drunk. Lopez said that he was glad he didn't bring his New York Rangers jersey, he originally planned on, because he said people have definitely thrown stuff at him.

A public worker for Los Angeles Kings issued a statement the hockey organization saying that they do not people to drink before going to attend the . He went on to say that they took precaution of having the parade start earlier than did in 2012 so that people didn't have chance to go get a drink. It seems if it still failed.



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