14 adults, 9 juveniles arrested for drinking alcohol at party

LA GRANGE COUNTY, Ind. -- After investigating a complaint about an underage drinking party, the La Grange County Sheriff's Department took 14 adults and 9 juveniles into custody for underage drinking.

Deputies were called to 9900 W. CR 500 S around 12:30 a.m. on September 17 for reports of an underage drinking party.

Deputies, along with officers from Shipshewana and La Grange police departments responded.

Investigators found 14 people between the ages of 18 and 20 and 9 juveniles under the age of 18 who had consumed alcohol, according to reports.

All 23 people were arrested and charged with minor in possession of alcohol. The 14 adults were booked into the La Grange County Jail and the juveniles were released to a parent or guardian.

The owner of the property, Joe Yoder, was arrested and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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