Party in Joy results in 30 citations for underage drinking


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Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 11:46 pm
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By Stephen Elliott selliott@qconline.com
Mercer County Sheriff's Deputies issued 30 citations for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor after breaking up a New Year's Eve party in Joy.

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched at 11:18 p.m. Monday to 747 105th St. after a loud noise complaint and possible underage drinking party.

Deputies found several juveniles who had been consuming alcohol. The host of the party, Dylan Ridgway, was cited for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

According to the sheriff's department, the people cited ranged in age from 14 to 20. No one older than the age of 21 was present at the party.




















 



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