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25 minors arrested for underage drinking at party in Evansville

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Indiana State Excise police say 25 minors were arrested Saturday night at a party on the west side of Evansville.

Officers say those 25 minors, including five less than 18 years of age, were arrested on preliminary charges of illegal consumption of alcohol at a party in the 2400 block of West Franklin Street.

We're told the Evansville Police Department had received a complaint of underage drinking at the home and contacted excise officers for assistance. Once there, officers found more than two dozen minors had been consuming alcohol, some of them testing as high as .15% BAC.

Excise police say the five 17-year-olds were cited and released to their parents.

Authorities say one person was also charged with false informing. EPD also arrested three people on drug-related charges.

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