When college students hang out in sunny locations for a spring break party, Chaos will surely ensue. But some of this year’s spring breakers are partying too hard. Turn fun in the sun into chaos.
From Miami to Cabo San Lucas, the weeklong festivities ended with fight clubs, shootings, celebrity attacks. and even the tragic deaths of a few revelers.
The most high-profile victim of this year’s Spring Break incident was Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen, who was accused of assault by 19-year-old Max Hartley at the Four Seasons Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, according to the New York Times. Miami Herald.
Hartley, who, according to one 911 caller, was “extremely intoxicated”, allegedly bombed Allen at full speed while the musician was smoking, knocking the 59-year-old down and crashing. his head When a woman comes to help Allen Hartley knocked her down as well. Then dragged her to the back of the hotel so she couldn’t escape.
Hartley’s attorney, Sam Halpern, has refuted these allegations. by calling his clients “A very nice young man” who “had never been in trouble with the law”.
meanwhile The violence in Miami’s South Beach on Friday night took a turn for the worse when a mass shooting sadly interrupted St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
Miami Beach police have arrested a man after a violent incident at a busy intersection adjacent to a palm tree-lined beach in Miami. causing one man to be killed and another seriously wounded.
Police have yet to identify the victims. But they have one suspect in custody who “Cooperating fully with the investigation,” police said.
Even the police are not safe from the wave of spring break violence. An officer was attacked by a college basketball player Wednesday at Fort Lauderdale’s popular Rock Bar, authorities said.
De’Sean Allen-Eikens, a 22-year-old student at California State University, Northridge, is accused of arguing with a bouncer at a busy bar. which ended with the 6ft 6in tall attacker being thrown to the ground.
when the police are called one of the fort’s cops Lauderdale tries to calm Allen-Aikens. Instead, he was punched in the face by a fist because of his troubles. Based on footage from police on-body cameras.
Allen-Eigens who was seen in handcuffs with a bloody nose after the confrontation. are being charged, including battery, with law enforcement officers.
amidst the events that erupted The whistleblower claimed to have seen fight clubs break up across crowded South Florida beaches, according to NewsNation. One of them was a woman and siblings brawling in the sands of Fort Lauderdale, stirring the crowd. the cheering crowd Daily Mail.
Some of the season’s most tragic events weren’t caused by violence. But the result of a horrific accident.
Liza Burke, University of Georgia senior at North Carolina State She was having breakfast in the Mexican resort town of Cabo San Lucas when she complained of a headache and eventually became unresponsive.
Burke was eventually hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage and was transported to a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, where she underwent surgery.
Burke, though, has been reunited with her family after undergoing a harrowing medical test. But one student from New Jersey wasn’t so lucky.
Henry Meacock, who studied finance at Ohio State University, was confirmed dead over spring break after his sister made a heartbreaking Instagram post. The cause of his sudden death is still unknown.
“You are a very special soul that will last forever. The most beautiful boy inside and out No one can smile like you,” wrote Ellie Meacocks.
with potential risks Experts and health officials urge caution during the Spring Holiday season.