SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police participated in an "enforcement blitz" during Homecoming weekend at Shippensburg University, resulting in dozens of arrests, mostly for underage drinking.
Sgt. Steve Junkin at the Carlisle, Pa., barracks said state police arrested 94 people in Shippensburg Township between Thursday, Sept. 23, and Sunday. He said the township, which is under state police jurisdiction, is home to many of the university's fraternity houses and off-campus housing complexes.
Fifty-one people were charged with underage drinking, police said. Nineteen people were charged with disorderly conduct, 14 with public drunkenness, three with driving under the influence, three with scattering rubbish and one with carrying false identification, police said.
One person was charged with escape and carrying false identification, another with escape and resisting arrest and one with fleeing and eluding police, police said.