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Indiana Excise Police arrested 365 over weekend

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Monday, August 26, 2013 - 8:44 am

TERRE HAUTE — Indiana State Excise Police say they arrested 365 people across the state over the weekend on alcohol-related charges and other offenses.

Police say they arrested 254 people at Scheid Diesel Extravaganza in Terre Haute this weekend. They arrested 105 people for underage possession or consumption of alcohol, including 21 juveniles less than 18 years of age. Others were charged with providing alcohol to a minor, operating while intoxicated, drug offenses, criminal recklessness and open container violations.

Officers also arrested 93 people in Bloomington over the weekend. They included 56 people cited for underage possession or consumption of alcohol, including 20 charged with possession of false identifications.

Officers also arrested 18 people in Muncie this weekend, including 17 people for illegal possession or consumption of alcohol.