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US Surf Open riot: 6 additional arrests made

Andrew Wilson Millard, 26, of Victorville, is shown in a booking photo from the Huntington Beach Police Department. Millard is one of six people arrested in connection to the Huntington Beach riots after the U.S. Open of Surfing on July 28, 2013.

November 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Six more arrests have been made in connection to the Huntington Beach riots after the U.S. Open of Surfing.

The latest arrests by Huntington Beach police bring the total number of arrests to 20.

Following the surfing competition on July 28, a disturbance broke out in downtown Huntington Beach. The riot quickly escalated and involved numerous fights, acts of vandalism, thefts and arson fires. Approximately 250 police officers were required to control the incident.

Police say they were able to make the arrests with the help of community tips as well as social media.

Investigators did not release the identities of three of the six arrested because they were minors. The other three were identified as 24-year-old Vincent Trujillo of Huntington Beach, 25-year-old Shayne Cody Baldwin of Stanton and 26-year-old Andrew Wilson Millard of Victorville. Police only released Millard's booking photo in a statement released on Tuesday.

The charges involved include felony and misdemeanor vandalism, participating in or inciting a riot, refusing to disperse, felony arson and assault on a peace officer.

Huntington Beach police say they are still investigating the July disturbance. Anyone with relevant information is urged to called the Huntington Beach Police Department's hotline at (714) 375-5066, or email hbpdfiles@gmail.com.

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