UPDATE: Police arrest one regarding Casey's fights following the Ellis Fireworks in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Authorities say one person has been arrested and over 40 people have made phone calls regarding the fights at Casey's.

Authorities say they have also received over two dozen tips through social media.

Police say they anticipate more arrests in the coming days.
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Cedar Rapids Police have released surveillance video on an incident at a Casey's on July 3.

Police said the video is from inside the Casey's during the incident in which 25-40 people barged into the store on Ellis Boulevard at O Avenue NW. The teenagers were fighting and screaming obscenities and knocked over items in the store and stole other items. Casey's closed the store as a result.

Police are asking for help identifying the individuals seen in the video. They ask if you are in the video or if you know anyone in the video to please contact the Police Department Investigation Division at (319) 286-5523 or (319) 286-5485.
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Cedar Rapids police are investigating a series of incidents after the Ellis Fireworks Tuesday night, including one that caused a Casey's store to close.

In that incident, police say 25-40 people barged into the Casey's on Ellis Boulevard at O Avenue NW. The teenagers were fighting and screaming obscenities and knocked over items in the store and stole other items. Casey's closed the store as a result. Police are reviewing surveillance tapes for possible criminal charges. Video of the incident circulated on social media.

In another incident at Ellis pool, three teenagers were arrested for a fight on charges of disorderly conduct and assault on an officer. Two other juveniles were arrested at the pool for Interference with Official Acts and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Two others were arrested - a 19 year-old for trespass for refusing to leave Ellis and a 39 year-old for public intoxication.