Lexington Police prepare for celebration whether UK wins or loses

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 4:04 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 7 at 7:02 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police in Lexington will be in full riot gear Monday night, April 7, as celebrations are likely to pour into the street if the Cats win or lose.

Over the weekend many fans celebrated responsibly but others started fires and destroyed street signs. Some even stopped to take selfies with police in riot gear.

Twenty-one people were arrested for alcohol-related offenses and disorderly conduct.

The Lexington Fire Department said it put out 80 fires and treated more than 34 patients.

WHAS11's Karma Dickerson has more, click on the video player above.
 

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