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Another arrest made in connection with Cedar Valley Townhomes brawl

Cedar Valley Townhomes, 3000 J St. SW. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Cedar Valley Townhomes, 3000 J St. SW. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

Cedar Rapids Police have made another arrest in connection to the brawl that occurred Aug. 13 at Cedar Valley Townhomes, 3000 J St. SW.

According to Cedar Rapids Police spokesman Greg Buelow, a 17-year-old boy was charged with rioting and interference with official acts. He was arrested Monday.

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CEDAR RAPIDS - Neighbors and an apartment complex official on Wednesday said outsiders instigated a large fight that led to four arrests in a southwest quadrant neighborhood earlier this week in Cedar Rapids.

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Four arrests were made on the day of the riot, four more followed on Aug. 17, and another the next day.

According to Buelow, on the evening of Aug.17 three minors — one age 14 and two 17 — were charged with rioting. One of the 17-year-olds was also charged with interference with official acts.

A fourth man, Larenzo Burnett, 18, was also charged with rioting.

On Saturday, a 15-year-old was also arrested in connection with the fight.

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