A New Jersey police officer is blaming officials at Rutgers University after its annual Rutgersfest concert, featuring Yelawolf and Pitbull, ended in violence Friday (April 15).
New Brunswick, N.J. police director, Pete Mangarella, slammed the educational institution for putting the wheels in motion for what turned out to be a night of violence, causing two shootings, five injuries and resulting in 11 arrests. “We were trying to get the university to curtail this last year,” said Mangarella. “The city’s concerns over this event are falling on deaf ears.”
Even though the violence did not take place on the Rutgers campus, Mangarella called the event, which includes games and ride, the “worst thing of the year for the city of New Brunswick.” Mangarella also blasted the school for serving alcohol knowing that underage drinkers would be in attendance.