Police responded to the report of 20 people fighting in Aberdeen over the weekend. Lieutenant Kevin Darst said that it was reported at the corner of Park Street and Market streets. just after 1 am Saturday morning.

Arriving police found several subjects running in the road in the 100 block of North Park Street. Several were detained by Aberdeen, Hoquiam, and Cosmopolis police.

A man who appeared to be the target of the upset group was interviewed. He said that someone was taking his backpack and pointed at a woman walking through a store parking lot nearby. The woman told investigators that she was just trying to help out, and continued walking. As the woman was being placed under arrest for obstructing, the backpack was searched and a drug kit containing rubber tie, syringes, tin foil, plastic with brown residue, and baggies containing trace amount of crystal substance were found.

The woman was transported to the Aberdeen Jail where she was booked without incident. She was cited for Obstructing a LEO and for possession of drug paraphernalia.