HAMPTON, Va. - They flocked to Hampton from all over and for one reason -Phish.
"I flew out from Boston at 6 a.m. to try to get a ticket," onefan told WAVY.com
Finding a ticket to get into the last night of Phish's three dayconcert bonanza came with a lofty price tag. Tickets sold forhundreds of dollars.
But so many loyal Phish heads went to great lengths to make ithappen.
"I quit my job to get here. I did everything to get here justfor the chance to get to see them," one woman told WAVY.com.
Those who didn't have tickets made it known. They held upcreative signs hoping to catch someone with an extra.
The Hampton Coliseum holds 12-thousand people, which meansthousands more were left outside.
"It's incredible I mean it's hard to describe to people have whonever been. Each show is different and those guys poor their heartand soul into every show," one fan said.
All those fans without tickets could do is sit, pray and maybeget lucky.
Clickhere to visit Phish's website to see where they're headingnext.
Hampton police released the arrest totals for the Phish concertsMonday afternoon. There were 81 Felony arrests and 113Misdemeanor arrests for a total of 194. There were 119 Felonycharges and 126 Misdemeanor charges for a total of 245. Anadditional 46 criminal summonses were issued. Police seizedmore than $1.2 million worth of narcotics and more than$69-thousand in U.S. currency.
Covering the event was a multi-jurisdictional effort for lawenforcement. The Drug Enforcement Agency, Virginia State Police,Newport News Police, Alcohol Beverage Control, Poquoson Police,Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Immigration and CustomsEnforcement and the Hampton Sheriff's Office assisted the HamptonPolice Department.
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