SHIPSHEWANA – It was a party weekend in the Shipshewana area...and police dropped by.
Two large underage drinking parties ended with dozens of people jailed or released to parents.
The first happened Saturday evening. LaGrange County deputies responded to a complaint of loud music and underage drinking at 9130 West County Road 360 North. They say more than 250 people were at that location and fled from the residence. Deputies caught seven of them between the ages of 18 and 21.
Myron Herschberger, Dennis Bontrager and Dale Miller of Shipshewana were charged with contributing to the delinquency of minors and minor consuming alcohol.
Less than three hours later deputies were called to 3485 North County Road 795 West for a noise complaint. Again they found a large party with minors drinking.
Sixteen juveniles were taken into custody and later released to parents or guardians.
Fifteen adults were charged with minor in possession. 46-year-old Timothy Hostetler of Shipshewana was charged with contributing to the delinquency of minors.
Most of the minors arrested were from Shipshewana, Topeka, Middlebury and Ligonier.
(06-04-2020) Lakeland Announces H.S. Graduation Plans
(06-04-2020) LaGrange County Commission Orders Fines
(06-04-2020) Free Weekend COVID-19 Testing In Sturgis
(06-04-2020) Glick Happy With Win In Primary
(06-04-2020) 81 New Cases Of Coronavirus And 1 Death In NE Indiana
(06-04-2020) One Death And Five COVID-19 Cases Reported In S. Michigan
(06-03-2020) Sturgis Reopening All City Parks Equipment
(06-03-2020) Illinois Man Arrested On Multiple Charges
(06-03-2020) Glick Defeats Wible For State Senate Nomination
(06-03-2020) LaGrange County Primary Results Reported
(06-03-2020) Steuben County Plans to Close an Area Route Starting Monday
(06-03-2020) NE Indiana Has 73 New Cases Of Coronavirus
(06-03-2020) Eight New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Southern Michigan
(06-02-2020) Five Cases Of Coronavirus Reported In Southern Michigan
(06-02-2020) Holcomb Talks About Rioting In Indiana
(06-02-2020) Whitmer Rescinds Safer At Home Order
(06-01-2020) Garrett Woman Arrested In Connection With Husband's Death
(06-01-2020) Glick Says COVID-19 Has Hindered Campaign