Last updated: July 29. 2014 9:38PM - 1666 Views
By Melanie Yingst

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TROY —More than 25 juveniles and 12 adults face charges of either underage consumption or curfew violations after Troy Police Department broke up a large party last week in the 2000 block of Stonebridge Drive in Troy.

Troy Police Department was on patrol in the area shortly observed numerous cars in the neighborhood. Troy Police also observed several females running through the neighborhood towards one specific home. An officer spoke to two subjects sitting in a car in the area who admitted to have been at the party at the home.

Police made contact with the homeowner, Roberta Roberts, who gave permission for the police to enter the home. The homeowner advised her son, 19-year-old Austin Manson, was to have been the only one at the residence and he was to let police in the home to break up the party.

Police interviewed and and questioned all juveniles and adults in the home. Police found 25-30 people hiding in a basement in various places.

Several adults and juveniles were have found to have not consumed alcohol. The juveniles were charged with curfew violations. Police confiscated and destroyed multiple kinds of beer and liquor found in the home.

The following adults were charged with underage consumption: Heidi Strevell, 18, of Piqua, Robert Bim-Merle, 18, of Piqua, Colin Spruance, 18, of Piqua, Madison Evans, 18, of Piqua, Matthew Stollmer, 19, of Piqua, Matthew Patrizio, 18, of Piqua, Randall Crabtree, 18, of Piqua, Jordan Lind, 18, of Piqua, and Desmine Griffis, 20, of Piqua.

Austin Manson, 19, of Troy, was charged with Keg Law violation and under age possession. Molly Dunlevy, 18, of Bradford, was cited for consuming in a motor vehicle, which was parked outside of the residence.

All juveniles were released to their parents or guardians. All adults were released to sober drivers.

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