SANTA CLARA -- Of the tens of thousands of people who attended Levi's Stadium's inaugural sporting event Saturday, only two people were arrested, both outside the stadium, police said.

One man was arrested when officers were notified he was selling counterfeit merchandise, according to Santa Clara Lt. Kurt Clarke. When police detained the man, they learned he had an outstanding warrant on an unrelated crime as well.

The second person was arrested for public intoxication before the San Jose Earthquakes' match against the Seattle Sounders.

Both people were taken to County Jail, but neither was identified by police.

According to Clarke, no one was arrested once they got inside the stadium, but he was unsure how many warnings officers gave out to potentially rowdy fans.

"I'm just happy that fans behaved," he said. "Folks were able to enjoy the stadium and be responsible. We were ready for the unexpected if anything would have happened, though."

Clarke said he could not go into detail about projected public safety plans for San Francisco 49ers games that commence in a few weeks, but he said that every event, sports-related or otherwise, is staffed with safety in mind.

Contact Katie Nelson at 408-920-5006 and follow her at Twitter.com/katienelson210.



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