Excise police confiscated seven cans of beer from an underage student during Welcome Week. This was one of the many incidences excise and Ball State police dealt with over the weekend. Excise Police // Photo Provided
Excise, Ball State police busy during Welcome Week
Welcome Week is when everyone returns to campus and freshmen move in. Along with emptying boxes comes a lot of partying, which keeps local law enforcement busy.
Excise police, a division of the Alcohol and Tobacco commission, issued 62 citations and 25 warnings during welcome week. Most were for illegal possession and consumption of alcohol.
Ball State Police also responded to several calls during Welcome Week, most dealing with intoxicated people, narcotics and possession of alcohol.
Excise Police Citations and Warnings
48- Possession/Consumption/Transportation of Alcohol
27- Traffic Violations and Warnings
7 - Aiding/Inducing a minor to possess alcohol
3- Possession of Marijuana
2- Fake ID related
Ball State Police Department Cases
8- Intoxicated Persons
4- Illegal Possession of Alcohol
1- Public Intoxication