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Arrest in Thanksgiving Melee at La Vie Lounge

La VieStephen Rex Brown La Vie Lounge.

The police have arrested a 31-year-old man involved in the post-Thanksgiving brawl at La Vie Lounge that left three people with knife wounds.

A police spokesman said that Jamar Jones was charged with third-degree assault in the donnybrook in front of the nightclub on First Street near First Avenue. According to a criminal complaint, a witness observed a group of seven or eight people surrounding a 23-year-old man on the ground at around 3:45 a.m. on Nov. 25. The witness said that Mr. Jones kicked the victim numerous times. Mr. Jones later admitted that he “bloodied him up,” according to the complaint.

The police are still searching for the culprits responsible for cutting two others during the brawl.

A receptionist at La Vie said no one was available to comment on the incident.