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Date: September 21, 2016

For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Todd Kocian, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 402.441.6587
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information, 402.441.7226

Northwest Team Underage Drinking/Party Enforcement

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 35
Minor Misrepresent Age 2
Maintaining a Disorderly House 2
Consuming in Public 54
False Information 3
Littering 5
Urinating in Public 6
Resisting Arrest 2
Fail to Comply 1
Assault on a Police Officer 1
Traffic offenses 2
Parking 130
Vehicles towed 60
Narcotics arrest 1
Other criminal offenses 2
House party contacts 10
Total citizen contacts 509

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

Dates of the continued enforcement:

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