Police: 27 cited at underage drinking party

Officers responded to report of loud party in Beloit on Halloween
Police: 27 cited at underage drinking party

Police said officers issued more than two dozen citations after breaking up an underage drinking party in Beloit on Halloween.

The Beloit Police Department said in a release that officers responded to a report of a loud party at 11:15 p.m. Friday on the 800 block of Eighth Street.

Officers arrived at the residence to find an underage drinking party and initially spoke with 40 party-goers, according to the report. Several of the people at the party were not 21 years old.

Police issued 27 citations. Those who were cited were released to a responsible party if they were not 18 years old, police said.