Four adults, nine juveniles arrested on charges of illegal consumption

Columbus police arrested four adults and nine juveniles, one as young as 14-years-old, for illegal consumption of alcohol after receiving a report of a disturbance in the 3700 block of West Suburban Court. After arriving at 10:15 p.m. Friday, officers said they found several people younger than 21 in a garage at the residence and located several other juveniles in the basement. Officers arrested the following individuals for illegal consumption of alcohol:

  • Benito Araujo, 18, Seymour
  • Sarah Patrick, 18, Columbus
  • Elizabeth A. Ortega, 18, Columbus
  • Kennedy TL Staggs, 18, Columbus

Nine juveniles between the ages of 14 and 17 were taken to the Bartholomew County Detention Center on charges of illegal consumption.

For more on this story, see Tuesday’s Republic.