Regina police busy on Grey Cup night

The alcohol flowed on Grey Cup night and it turned into a busy one for Regina police.

Lots of calls related to alcohol

Police restrained a man yelling "Go Riders!" on Sunday night. It wasn't immediately clear why he was being held. (CBC)

The alcohol flowed on Grey Cup night and it turned into a busy one for Regina police.

Between 5 p.m. and 5 a.m. CST, police responded to 134 calls, a number of them alcohol-related.

Eleven calls concerned drinking and driving.

There were also 25 calls about intoxicated people and 23 calls about fights and assaults.

Thousands of people poured out onto the streets to celebrate Sunday night after the Saskatchewan Roughriders defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 45-23 in Regina.

None of the assaults were serious, according to police supervisors on Monday morning.

Police in other parts of Saskatchewan were also taking calls Sunday night, although it's not clear how many were Grey Cup related. 

Among the calls North Battleford RCMP received on the weekend was one from a woman who said she wanted the Mounties to know she couldn't find her husband's Roughrider sweatpants.

Police said people celebrating the Roughriders' win on Sunday night were generally well-behaved. (CBC)


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