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State Excise Police Cracking Down on Under-aged Drinking

Focus is on under-aged drinking on campus

Indiana State Excise Police officers have stepped up their  monitoring of under-aged drinking on college campuses, now that students are returning.  Police arrested 74 people on 125 charges in Bloomington over this weekend.  Those arrests included 60 people for illegal possession or consumption of alcohol.  31 were cited or arrested on Plus, they arrested 47 people on 71 similar charges in Muncie this weekend.

That’s down from last weekend, when excise officers arrested 71 people on 88 charges as Ball State University students returned to campus for classes last week.

On Friday, 24 minors were arrested on 27 charges, including: illegal possession of alcohol, false statement of age, misuse of driver’s license and possession of false ID. Five adults were cited on six charges, including furnishing alcohol to minors and various traffic violations.

On Saturday, 16 minors were arrested on 30 charges, including: illegal possession of alcohol, possession of false ID, false statement of age, open container (in vehicle) and various traffic violations. Two adults were cited or jailed on eight alcohol- and traffic-related charges.

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