Excise officers arrest or cite 24 in Terre Haute

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Terre Haute, Ind (September 21, 2014) — State Excise Police officers cited or arrested 24 people on 37 charges in Terre Haute over the weekend. The charges ranged from furnishing alcohol to minors to illegal possession or consumption of alcohol. During the sweep, officers arrested Joseph Stearley of Terre Haute, on a warrant for felony domestic battery. Over the weekend officers cited 3 people for driving while suspended, 2 for open container violations, and 1 for operating while consuming alcohol. Officers also issued 8 citations for other various traffic violations.