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2017 Media Releases


Date:
September 29, 2017
For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Michael Muff, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 402-441-6587
Officer Angela Sands Public Information, 402-441-7226

Northwest Team Underage Drinking/Party Project

To coincide with the return of school and the beginning of football season, the Lincoln Police Department's Northwest Team is conducting an underage drinking/party project. This concentrated effort is aimed to impact illegal behavior on University of Nebraska-Lincoln home football Saturdays.

Additional officers have increased enforcement in an effort to reduce the amount of illegal activity occurring in and around Memorial Stadium prior to and during home games. Enforcement during the first three games has resulted in the following citations:

Minor in possession

37

Minor misrepresent age

1

Maintaining a disorderly house

6

Inmate of a disorderly house

8

Consuming in public

18

False information

3

Littering

3

Urinating in public

3

Traffic related stops

8

Parking

61

Vehicles towed

40

Resisting arrest

1

Narcotics arrest

1

Other criminal offenses

4

Assault on a Police Officer

1

Warrant arrests

2

Total citizen contacts

1869

Funding was provided with a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety and will continue for home football games in October and November.


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