MAYOR IRVIN ISSUES STATE OF EMERGENCY, CURFEW FOR AURORA
Due to the widespread incidents of violence, vandalism and stealing throughout the area, Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin has declared a State of Emergency in the City of Aurora and has issued a curfew for the municipality. “Today we hosted a peaceful protest at the Aurora Police Department,” said Mayor Irvin. “However, once the protest ended, the crowd dispersed and then grew substantially with other participants throughout the streets of Aurora. While Chief Ziman and I were honored to participate in the initial protest, we will not tolerate lawlessness in our city.” The curfew will begin at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31 and end at 6 a.m. tomorrow, Monday, June 1. All remain are asked to remain at home or work during this time. To further increase security, all Interstate 88 entrance ramps to Aurora will be closed during the curfew. Aurora residential or employment identification is necessary to obtain entrance from the interstate.