Sandusky police arrested the seven at the McDonald’s restaurant that serves visitors heading for Cedar Point. Police dispatched at 1:35 p.m. Sunday to the McDonald’s at 2102 River Ave. were greeted by several young women who told conflicting stories about what had happened.
After talking to witnesses and viewing a video, however, the police concluded the fight began after visitors from New York entered the restaurant to find out why their food was taking so long and began an altercation with young women in the restaurant.
Watch video of the fight in the player to the right
Olivia Cordero, 21, Witmore Lake, Mich., said she was in line when Sonia Vertucci, 41, Westchester, N.Y., came in and caused a scene about her food.Cordero said words were exchanged and then several young women attacked her. The police report described the young women involved as Vertucci’s daughters. Cordero had a cut under her eye and a scratch across her face. Another Michigan woman, Marcia Adkins, 21, Stockbridge, Mich., also allegedly was attacked.
Police arrested two young women Cordero identified as her assailants, then arrested five more women after viewing a video taken from inside the business.
Those arrested were:
•Leslie Gruccon, 20, College Point, New York, assault.
•Rebecca Perdomo, 21, College Point, New York, assault.
•Serena Cortez, 18, New Rochelle, N.Y., two counts of assault and one count of disorderly conduct.
•Gizele Benites, 19, New Rochelle, N.Y., disorderly conduct.
•Ashley Rodriguez, 26, College Point, New York, disorderly conduct.
•Chanea Young, 32, Queens, N.Y., disorderly conduct.
•Mabel Otero, 25, Elmhurst, N.Y., disorderly conduct.
All of the New York women bonded out after being taken to jail.
Five police units were dispatched to the restaurant to deal with the fight.