Beloit police bust large underage alcohol party

Police issue 27 municipal citations
Beloit police bust large underage alcohol party

Beloit police said they issued 27 municipal citations after discovering an underage alcohol party while responding to a noise complaint Saturday night.

Police responded to the 900 block of Clary Street at about 10:40 p.m. Saturday.

Officers discovered an underage alcohol party taking place, and they initially had contact with more than 40 people, according to a Beloit Police Department news release.

During the course of the investigation, it was determined that approximately 23 of the partygoers were below the age of 21, police said.

A total of 27 municipal citations were issued.

Beloit police said the homeowner was cited for a noise ordinance violation, furnishing alcohol to minors, sale of alcohol without a permit and allowing minors to drink on the premises.

All of the other subjects were cited and were released to a responsible party or on their own recognizance for those who were adults, police said.