First weekend at UGA sees 70 alcohol-related arrests

August 22, 2006

The first weekend at a well-known college ended with several arrests.

Athens-Clarke County police say they made more than 70 arrests on alcohol related offenses during the first weekend of fall semester at the University of Georgia.

Police say 40 people were arrested and charged with underage possession of alcohol, 11 people were charged with having open containers, and 21 were charged with driving under the influence.