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Attempt to start mosh pit ends in arrest in Cape Coral

Posted at 1:10 PM, Jan 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-30 14:02:24-05

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A LaBelle man was arrested Saturday night, accused of trying to start a mosh pit at an outdoor concert in downtown Cape Coral. 

According to Cape Coral Police, 40-year-old Ronald Sprinkle was attending a rock festival at Dixie Roadhouse when he started pushing people and tried to start a mosh pit.

Staff asked Sprinkle to stop, and when he refused called police.

When a uniformed officer approached Sprinkle, they say he pushed the officer in the chest with two hands.

Sprinkle was arrested for Public Intoxication and Battery of a Law Enforcement Officer.