Cash and narcotics found on fans in Virgina
Around $1.2 million in illegal drugs was seized over the weekend as 75,000 fans descended on Hampton, VA for the reunion of Phish.
Over $68,000 in cash was also seized and 194 people arrested at the event, which saw Phish perform three nights in a row after almost five years away from the live circuit.
According to the Associated Press, 200 police were on duty at the weekend, and were paid by the band themselves.
The group are set to hit the road this summer, including a slot at Bonnaroo.
The tour dates are:
Wantagh, NY Nikon Theatre at Jones Beach (June 4, 5)
Mansfield, MA Comcast Center (6)
Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center (7)
Asheville, NC Asheville Civic Center (9)
Manchester, TN Bonnaroo (11-15)
St. Louis, MO Fox Theatre (16)
Burgettstown, PA Post Gazette Pavilion (18)
Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center (19)
East Troy, WI Alpine Valley (20, 21)
–By our New York staff.