Court For 14 Arrested In Super Bowl Disturbance

Fourteen people arrested during a post-Super Bowl disturbance at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst are expected in court to face charges including disorderly conduct and failure to disperse.

A UMass spokesman says they're being arraigned Tuesday in Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown. Thirteen of the 14 are students. The university is expected to review their cases for possible discipline.

An estimated 1,500 people gathered in a common area of the Southwest residential area on campus Sunday night after the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots 21-17. It took police in riot gear and smoke bombs to break up the crowd.

Gov. Deval Patrick said Monday the disturbance was "very unfortunate," but said the police were doing their job and he's grateful no one was injured.

This program aired on February 7, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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