Fans jam Snoop Dogg’s surprise show in Ontario and now city officials consider fines

Fans cheer music Saturday, Oct. 5, in Ontario at a free show featuring Snoop Dogg. The event was part of an attention-grabbing grand opening for Hotbox Farms' new retail store. (DJ Davis/Special to the Enterprise)

ONTARIO – An estimated 2,500 to 3,000 people came to party in Ontario Saturday at the grand opening of the city’s third dispensary, Hotbox Farms. The main draw was world-renowned rap artist Snoop Dogg, who entertained at a free concert put on by the marijuana retailer.

The Ontario Police Department estimated that about 70% of the crowd came from out-of-state.

The Saturday night concert next to the dispensary’s location at 325 N.E. Goodfellow St. resulted in one event-related arrest, police said.

Ontario officials this week remained upset that the marijuana retailer orchestrated . . .