Excise cites 55 during weekend
Indiana excise police arrested and cited 55 people while patrolling college football games last week.
Police worked tailgating events at Ball State, Indiana University and Purdue University last week. Officers issued summons, citations and warning tickets to 26 people at Wednesday’s game against Northern Illinois.
Ten minors were issued summons for illegal possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages during Wednesday’s tailgating. Four other minors were issued summonses for illegal possession or consumption outside tailgating during traffic stops.
On Saturday officers issued summonses and citations to 26 people at Indiana University’s game. One minor was charged preliminarily with public nudity when he was seen peeing in the open. Another 14 minors were issued citations for illegal possession or consumption of alcohol or possession of a false I.D.
Ten adults were cited for furnishing alcohol to a minor.
Officers also cited four minors in West Lafayette during Purdue’s football game for illegal possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages.