Loud Party, Fireworks Result in Arrest of 2 Kennedys in Hyannisport

Two members of the Kennedy family have been arrested in Massachusetts following complaints about a loud party and fireworks.

Barnstable Police arrived to 172 Irving Ave. at 1 a.m. Sunday after receiving multiple calls for the loud party, as well as fireworks. The home is near the Kennedy compound.

Arrested at the scene were Matthew "Max" Kennedy, 52, of Hyannisport, and his daughter, Caroline, 22, of Pacific Palisades, California.

Both were charged with disorderly conduct and violating the town's noise law. They were later released on their own recognizance.

Police said the Kennedy's were released on bail and were scheduled to appeared Monday in Barnstable District Court.

Matthew Kennedy pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on Monday in Barnstable District Court. Caroline Kennedy will be arraigned at a later date. It was not immediately clear if she had an attorney who could comment on the charges.

Matthew Kennedy is an author and the ninth child of Robert and Ethel Kennedy.

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