Around 9 a.m. Parties begin coinciding with annual Spring Jam celebration.
Early afternoon Parties begin moving outside.
5 p.m. Residents report that parties get more raucous.
Between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Police first respond to Dinkytown neighborhoods and meet partygoers who throw rocks and bottles.
8 p.m. A street bonfire begins on the 1300 block of Seventh Street.
10:15 p.m. Fire trucks arrive to put out street fire. Many partygoers scatter.
10:40 p.m. People continue throwing garbage cans, wood and brush onto the street fire.
10:48 p.m. People begin throwing bottles with alcohol onto the fire.
10:56 p.m. More than a dozen police cars, with some riot police, and at least one police van arrive at the scene.
11:08 p.m. Officers spray pepper spray into crowd.
11:10 p.m. Police use concussion grenades.
11:30 p.m. Reports of arrests on the scene.
11:37 p.m. Police continue to fire projectiles and use concussion grenades and tear gas.
12 a.m. Activity seemingly quiets down. Many officers leave the scene, though police continue to patrol the area.
12:35 p.m. The fire appears to restart in the street. Police also make another push to clear the streets using strengthened force.
12:40 a.m. Police begin moving in on the fire, dispensing chemical irritants along the way.
12:44 p.m. Another fire truck is at the scene to put out the fire.
12:45 p.m. Police continue their use of concussion grenades.
12:50 a.m. Arrests made. A fire truck puts out the fire in the middle of Seventh Street.
1 a.m. Minneapolis police Sgt. Jesse Garcia holds a press conference. As of this time, four official arrests have been made. “This is a lot of drunk college students that are taking advantage of a good situation,” Garcia said about Spring Jam. “I think they might have gotten the message tonight.”
1:05 a.m. A police officer was seen smashing the hood of a car with a riot baton. Staff photographers said police were raiding a home near the intersection. Some houses had tear gas shot inside them.
Around 1:30 a.m. Police congregate in a nearby church parking lot and detain another person for taunting the officers. Shortly after, it starts raining and police begin leaving the scene.
—Daily Staff reports
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