Dozens Arrested at Notre Dame, Vanderbilt

Police crack down on weekend parties, arresting students for underage drinking and disorderly conduct.

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Police at the University of Notre Dame broke up a house party and arrested 37 students early Sunday morning, the Observer reports. Most arrests were for underage drinking, and 17 of those apprehended were student-athletes. Authorities also raided three South Bend, Ind., bars.

A police news release outlined the circumstance of the arrests, which included students allegedly scattering into and away from the house and some found "hiding under beds, in closets, the attic, and in the basement."

The charges included consumption of alcohol by minors, possession of false ID, false informing, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest.

At Vanderbilt University, 51 students were arrested at a Sigma Chi fraternity event to celebrate the football team's victory over Mississippi, the Vanderbilt Hustler reports. The students were arrested at an off-campus campground after firecrackers were lit at the site. The charges included disorderly conduct and underage consumption, and all the students were released on $1,500 bond each.