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Police arrest 139 over Chilifest

Published: Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 20:07

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Josh McKenna — THE BATTALION

Chilifest attendees party while drinking beer. The two-day event drew about 35,000 people.

There were 61 arrests made in-or-around the Chilifest grounds this weekend and more in the surrounding areas. The number of arrests increased slightly as compared to previous years, up from 58 in 2011 and 41 in 2010. Local municipal law enforcement agencies cooperated to target individuals driving while intoxicated. In College Station, police made more than 64 arrests, 15 of which were for public intoxication and 10 of which were for individuals driving while intoxicated. Bryan saw a total of 14 arrests, with two public intoxication charges and three DWIs.

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