Authorities Bust Underage Drinking Party

Mon 5-5-2014

(Ayrshire)-- Authorities in Palo Alto county say they busted up an underage drinking party over the weekend.

The Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to a report of an underage party Saturday at a residence in Ayrshire. Upon arriving they found 16 underage people, four of them uner 18-years-old, allegedly consuming alcohol.

Brandon Elbert, Aaron Bird and Allen Jensen...all 18 and all from Emmetsburg, were charged with underage possession of alcohol. Also charged were Mariah McCall, Bailey Kohlhaas, Anna Homeister, Connor Garman, Nathan Krieps and Malbry Schiltz...all 18 and all from Algona. Also charged was 20-year-old Dylan Dalton of Quimby and 20-year-old Chad Day of Estherville. Two 17-year-olds from Emmetsburg, a 16-year-old from Ruthven and a 16-year-old from Whittemore were referred to juvenile court for possession of alcohol under 21.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Clay County Sheriff's Office, the Iowa State Patrol and the Palo Alto County Sheriff's Reserves.