Arrests made after VEISHEA cancelled

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After rampant vandalism hit the streets of Ames during an Iowa State University celebration, several arrests were made.

VEISHEA, a weeklong celebration that is aimed at highlighting the best ISU has to offer, was cancelled after vandalism and an injury occurred starting late Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

According to Iowa State University, President Steven Leath announced the suspension after injuries and property damage occurred near the Ames campus.

A spokesperson from the City of Ames said Ames Police arrested four young men in connection with the disturbance. Ames Police arrested Andrew Adams, Mark Ribbeck, and David Irving, all 20-years-old. ISU Police arrested 19-year-old Alexander Abbinante.

According to a spokesperson from the Ames Police Department, Adams and Abbinante were arrested for trespassing, Ribbeck was arrested for harassment of a public official, and Irving was arrested for theft 5th degree, disorderly conduct, and 2nd degree criminal mischief.

Police said 20-year-old Clayton Steimel was cited and released on citations for 5th degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

Anyone with information relating to the incident is urged to call the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5317 or 515-239-5133. The anonymous tip line is 515-239-5533. Story County Crime Stoppers can be reached at 515-382-7577.