San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Saturday, September 24, 2016, 12:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: OzzFest meets KnotFest 2016

LOCATION: San Manuel Amphitheater- 2575 Glen Helen Parkway, San Bernardino


Operational Period – 1

OzzFest meets KnotFest is a festival with two days of music and three nights of camping at the San Manuel Amphitheater. On September 24, 2016, at approximately 11:00 am, the gates opened for the music festival. As patrons entered the festival they were subject to search. Uniformed and undercover law enforcement officers from the California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department were deployed, along with K-9’s.

During this operational period there were approximately 3400 campers and approximately 37,000 attendees for the music festival.

30 people were arrested for various violations during this period. Most arrests were alcohol related.

10 attendees were transported to the hospital for various medical reasons.

Refer: John Walker, Lieutenant

Station: Central Station

Phone No.(909) 387-3545

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700