Max Kennedy and daughter arrested and charged with disorderly conduct in Hyannis Port

BPD Photo: Matthew “Max” Kennedy

HYANNIS PORT –  Matthew “Max” Kennedy 52, the ninth child of Robert and Ethel Kennedy, was arrested and charged early Sunday morning with disorderly conduct and violating the Town of Barnstable’s anti-noise ordinance.

One of Kennedy’s daughters, Caroline Rose Kennedy, 22, was also arrested on the same charges.

BPD Photo: Caroline Rose Kennedy

Barnstable Police Sgt. Sean Sweeney said officers responded to 172 Irving Ave. after neighbors reported loud music coming from the home where a gathering was taking place. 

On arrival, officers asked for the music to be turned down. When the request was refused, both were taken into custody. Sweeney said both were released on personal recognizance. Max Kennedy was arraigned on the charges Monday afternoon in Barnstable District Court.

Caroline Rose Kennedy will be arraigned a later date.

The home where the arrests happened is not part of the nearby Kennedy Compound.

Max Kennedy is an author who wrote a best-selling book on his father, “Make Gentle the Life of This: The Vision of Robert F. Kennedy.
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