Authorities Break Up Brown County Underage Drinking Party
A number of law enforcement agencies responded to a report of a large underage after-prom drinking party in Brown County about 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
Sheriff’s deputies from Brown and Schuyler counties, along with Rushville Police and Illinois State Police arrived to find about 200 partiers between the ages of 17 and 20 in a rural area in Buckhorn Township.
Brown County Sheriff Karl Groesch reports portable breathalyzer tests were given and 40 to 50 citations were handed out. All the juveniles involved were released to their parents. Numerous arrests are pending.