INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (21Alive) -- 18 people have been arrested on 20 charges by the Indiana State Excise Police at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The speedway played host to a NASCAR Nationwide race Saturday night, as well as the Brickfest Music Festival. During patrols inside the race day event, excise police made a number of drug and alcohol related arrests.
16 – Illegal Possession or Consumption of Alcohol
1 – Possession of Heroin
1 – Possession of a Controlled Substance
1 – Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor
1 – Possession of False Identification
38-year-old Robert Penrod of Indianapolis was arrested on a possession of heroin charge. A plainclothes officer witnessed Penrod use a rolled up dollar bill to snort heroin in the passenger seat of a vehicle.
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