Carnarvon police have charged 10 people with a range of offences including taking part in a riot that allegedly took place in the town on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Police will allege on December 31, a group of about 20 people engaged in a large, alcohol-fuelled fight along Granberry Drive in the suburb of Brockman. Officer in charge Sen. Sgt Mark Ardley said due to an increased police presence in the town at the time, the riot was able to be contained. “There were numerous incidents of alcohol-fuelled violence that occurred on New Year’s Eve, which extend through until the early hours of New Year’s Day,” he said. “Police had significant resource to manage the incidents at the time.” Carnarvon police made arrests at the scene and conducted further investigations to identify other alleged offenders. Sen. Sgt Ardley confirmed 10 men and women aged between 19 and 54 were charged over the alleged incident. A 19-year-old charged with take part in a riot and a 54-year-old and 47-year-old charged with assault and take part in a riot will face Carnarvon Magistrates Court on Monday, January 23. A 22-year-old charged with obstructing police, a 37-year-old charged with assault public officer and obstructing police and a 21-year-old charged with acts intended to cause bodily harm and take part in a riot will face court on Monday, January 30. A 24-year-old and 26-year-old charged with disorderly conduct and a 29-year-old charged with obstructing police will face court on Monday, February 6. A 31-year-old remanded in custody charged with being armed in public to cause fear and assault public officer will reappear on February 6.