Made in America Closes With Dozens of Arrests, Fewer Than Expected Tickets Sold

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Kanye West is pictured silhouetted on stage at the Made in America festival in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (Credit: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)

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The Made in America festival at L.A.’s Grand Park came to a close Sunday night with a performance by rapper Kanye West, after a day marked by scorching heat but no major security issues.

The second day of the festival drew a slightly larger crowd than the first, with more than 37,000 tickets scanned.

As of 9:30 p.m., police and sheriff’s deputies had arrested four people Sunday on felony charges including parole violation and narcotics possession, and 10 on misdemeanor charges, Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Andrew Neiman said.

Another 35 people were cited on misdemeanor alcohol violations, and 67 were given traffic citations in the area around the festival, he said.

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