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Excise Police arrest 55 in Crawfordsville, 19 in Fort Wayne

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Excise Police had a busy weekend, arresting dozens of people on alcohol related charges.

55 people were arrested in Crawfordsville during a Motocross event. 20 people were arrested on 23 charges on Friday alone.  16 minors were charged with illegal possession of alcohol, and two adults were taken in for furnishing alcohol to minors. 35 people, including 28 minors, were arrested Saturday. Seven of those minors were also cited for possession of tobacco. More than 10,000 spectators attended the event.

Of the 19 people arrested in Fort Wayne, 14 minors were taken in at a house party on Ashland Road. The other arrests include adults who furnished alcohol to minors.