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Jan 29, 2016 2:23 PM

20 minors busted at Rye house party for underage drinking, police say


RYE - Police said they busted 20 underage drinkers at a house party after they got a tip.

Last week, the Rye Police Department said they received reports of an underage house party and busted 20 minors after investigating, according to seacoastonline.com.

When officers arrived on Washington Road, they said an intoxicated minor was caught driving away from the scene.

The minor was charged with driving while intoxicated and unlawful possession of alcohol, according to police.

A second minor was charged with facilitating a drug or underage alcohol house party.

In all, two people were arrested and another 18 minors were taken into protective custody, five of which who were clearly intoxicated, the police said.

The minors will be prosecuted through the confidential juvenile justice system, and the case remains under investigation


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