US Cellular Center issues statement on drug incident

The US Cellular Center faced a serious security threat on Saturday night, when seven concert attendees at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium were hospitalized due to drug overdose. The venue, which ended the Sound Tribe Sector 9 set early, has issued the following statement regarding the breach:

Public safety remains the highest priority at the U.S. Cellular Center and Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. Security at this event was consistent with similar events in the past in which no problems were reported and everyone had a good time. The auditorium is an entertainment venue, and like any such venue, is not air tight. We want people to come enjoy concerts in a responsible way and not put themselves in danger.

We are thankful for the quick response from the emergency personnel responding on the scene and we are glad to hear the report that all of those transported to the hospital on Saturday night will be okay.

About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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