Many had a good time at Friday's parade, while others ended up in cuffs.
There were 60 arrests citywide during the Phillies celebration extraordinaire Halloween and more than a half-dozen apprehensions happened here.
One incident in particular involving a horse didn't occur during the parade, but is certainly connected to the Phillies World Series victory: At about 10:10 p.m. Oct. 29, the night the Boys of Summer clinched Game Five and the title, a 17-year-old from Clifton Heights was arrested after grabbing the tail of a Pennsylvania State Trooper's horse on the 1000 block of Pattison Avenue, Detective Nancy Morley of South Detectives said.
"[Another trooper] saw the guy come up behind the horse, grab the tail, pull it and shake it side to side, harassing the animal," Morley said.
As innocent as the act may appear, it is a felony under Pennsylvania Code, which states it is unlawful for anyone to "taunt, beat, strike," etc., a police animal, the detective noted.
The teen was charged with taunting a police animal.
The day of the parade there were plenty of colorful incidents in and around Broad Street, where more than two million fans packed the route.
Shortly before noon on the 3600 block of Broad, a woman was arrested after she allegedly spit in the face of a female police corporal -- not once but twice, Morley said.
While trying to keep the crowd behind a barricade line, the officer told the suspect several times to move, to which she replied, "Don't f---g touch me," and spat on the officer, Morley said. When attempting to place the woman under arrest, she allegedly spit again and it took several cops to subdue her.
Frances Engle, 34, from Williamstown, N.J., was charged with aggravated assault on police, resisting arrest and recklessly endangering another person.
At about 3 p.m. at Darien and Hartranft streets a man broke a cop's right hand when the officer and others were breaking up a brawl, the detective said.
The officer was on bike patrol when Patrick McLaughlin, 20, from 3500 block of Meridian Street, allegedly ran out of the crowd and smacked the cop's hand with an unknown object. The victim went to Hahnemann University Hospital.
Then at about 7 p.m. -- hours after the celebration ended -- an 18-year-old police said was high on marijuana rammed two cops' dirt bikes and hit several parked cars in a confrontation with police. Demi DiClaudio from the 2300 block of South 12th Street was charged with driving under the influence and two counts each of aggravated assault on police, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and possession of an instrument of crime, in this case, the vehicle, Morley said.
The officers on the bikes spotted DiClaudio in a 2008 Jeep backing up on the 2600 block of Rosewood Street, where she struck a parked car. With cops in pursuit, the suspect drove to the 1500 block of Moyamensing Avenue, where one cut DiClaudio off in front and the other in the back. At that point, the teen put her Jeep in reverse and struck the officer behind her, then pulled forward and struck the one in front, Morley said. Neither officer was injured, but DiClaudio managed to go around the front officer and take off with both in pursuit despite their bikes being banged up.
At 12th and Ritner streets, where she hit a couple of parked vehicles, the cops took her into custody but not before one had to break her driver's-side window with a baton to pull her from the car, Morley said.
According to police, the arresting officer noticed the strong smell of marijuana inside the vehicle. The teen went to Methodist Hospital, where she was treated and released for minor injuries sustained in the debacle.
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