71 Arrested in Muncie by Excise Police (VIDEO)

By Brooks Hooley - 21Alive

August 17, 2014 Updated Aug 17, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT

MUNCIE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Indiana State Excise Police officers arrested 71 people on 88 charges in Muncie this weekend.

On Friday, 4 people were arrested on 49 charges, including illegal possession of alcohol, false statement of age and resisting law enforcement.

Of those arrested Friday, four adults were charged with furnishing alcohol to minors.

On Saturday, 24 were arrested on 39 charges, including resisting law enforcement, illegal possession of alcohol, furnishing alcohol to a minor, possession of false ID, misuse of license, minor in tavern, false informing and false statement of age.

Several people were also issued traffic tickets Friday and Saturday, including open container violations.

Arrests were down on Saturday after Excise Police tweeted: “Excise officers will be patrolling in Muncie again tonight. Last night, 45 people were arrested/cited on alcohol-related charges.”

Ball State begins fall semester classes tomorrow.




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