Police Arrest Wallington NJ Teens at After-Prom Party
Ulster County NY law enforcement recently arrested 34 Wallington NJ teenagers accused of underage drinking at an illegal party.
The party was reportedly held at a house in Saugerties, New York. According to police, the home was rented to teens and then used as the site of a celebration after the Wallington High School prom.
Someone who lives near the residence reportedly dialed 911 to complain about loud noises. Police officers went to the scene and reportedly discovered numerous people, including minors under the age of 19, inside the house and consuming alcohol.
Police subsequently searched the house and allegedly found a lot of alcohol, including three kegs of beer and 52 liquor bottles.
A total of 34 were juveniles were ultimately placed under arrest and charged with the juvenile offense of underage drinking. The teenage suspects reportedly attend high school in Wallington, New Jersey.
The minors will need to make appearances in Saugerties Town Court at some point so that they can answer the juvenile charges against them.
The suspects may also face discipline from their high school in Wallington, NJ. The Bergen County NJ school district is said to be investigating the incident.
Beyond that, police officers are attempting to find the adult accused of renting the Saugerties New York home to the juveniles. Authorities believe that the adult suspect lives in Wyckoff, New Jersey.
Underage Drinking Charges Wallington NJ
For further information, read the NJ.com article, “3 Kegs, 52 Bottles of Booze at Teens’ Post-Prom Alcohol Bash, Report Says.”
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