55 arrested at Indiana motocross event

Most charges involve underage drinking

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. - Fifty-five people were arrested over the weekend at a motocross event in Indiana.

Indiana State Excise Police said 20 people were arrested on 23 charges on Friday, and another 35 people were arrested on 37 charges on Saturday at the AMSOIL Ironman Grand National Cross Country event in Crawfordsville.

Most of the charges involve minors illegally possessing or consuming alcohol. That accounted for 16 of Friday's arrests and 28 of Saturday's arrests.

Other charges included possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and false informing.

More than 10,000 people were at the event, excise police said.

Authorities have been cracking down this year on underage drinking at concerts and other events.

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