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Conservation officers arrest 18 for illegal consumption at Lake Wawasee

Photo courtesy Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Law Enforcement

SYRACUSE, Ind. -- Indiana Conservation Officers arrested 18 people, some minors, for illegal possession and consumption of alcohol on the Lake Wawasee Sandbar on July 2.

Officers received a complaint about a large party on the sandbar and responded to the scene.

When they arrived, they located five boats tied together.

Additional officers responded and the subjects were detained.

The following people are facing charges of illegal possession and consumption of alcohol.

  • Nathan Schrock - 19, Middlebury
  • Luann Fry - 19, Topeka
  • Daron Lehman - 20, Millersburg
  • Juvenile Male - 17, Topeka
  • Juvenile Female - 16, Shipshewana
  • Earl Miller - 18, Topeka
  • Curtis Lambright - 18, Shipshewana
  • Gerald Bontrager - 19, Topeka
  • Juvenile Male - 17, Lagrange
  • Juvenile Female - 17, Shipshewana
  • Juvenile Male - 17, Lagrange
  • Jeremy Yoder - 18, Millersburg
  • Brian Lambright - 18, Shipshewana
  • Robert Kuhns - 20, Etna Green
  • Karen Yoder - 19, Topeka
  • Benjamin Mullet - 20, Shipshewana
  • Juvenile Male - 17, Millersburg
  • Joe Beechy - 18, Middlebury

Each person was arrested, issued a summons and released to a guardian, officers said.

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