Police officers worked through the night to negotiate an early and safe end to an illegal rave in a field off White Horse Lane, in Trowse. 150 people attended the event.
Numerous complaints were received by local residents around midnight.
The music was switched off at approximately 9.15am on Sunday 18th March. One arrest has been made for the possession of drugs.
"It has been an exceptionally challenging night for police resources across the county and we have had to take this into account in assessing our response to this event, as well as work within the powers granted to police under current legislation.
"Officers have been working throughout the night to identify key participants and negotiate to bring this illegal event to an end as quickly and safely as possible for all concerned.
"We acknowledge that local residents have been disturbed by the amplified music and we will seek to take further action against those involved."