's annual pre-graduation beach bash, the Clam Jam, was relatively subdued this year, thanks to a concerted effort between Fairfield Police, the Lantern Point Association and Fairfield University, according to a report in the Fairfield Citizen.
The annual party used to draw thousands and was renowned for getting out of hand, but has precluded it from growing to more than 150 attendees, according to the report — although .
ended with a total of 37 arrests and infractions — and angry permanent residents of Fairfield Beach in its wake.
At this year's Clam Jam partygoers were reportedly issued about a dozen infractions — most of them for having an open container of alcohol in public. One person was charged with breach of peace and third-degree assault after police said he punched a Lantern Point student resident trying to move people off his porch, the Fairfield Citizen report states. In addition two people were transported to the hospital for over-intoxication.
For more, check out the Fairfield Citizen report.