State College police respond to 180 calls on first Penn State home football weekend

From CDT staff reportsSeptember 9, 2013 

State College police fielded 180 calls during the first home Penn State football game weekend of the year.

Officers issued 67 non-traffic citations, mostly for noise and open container violations, underage drinking and public urination, according to statistics released Monday by State College police.

Police responded to eight alcohol-related calls that required medical assistance, and arrested two people for driving under the influence during the weekend period that ran from 6 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Sunday.

The numbers for the first home football game were not up significantly from the Labor Day weekend, when officers responded to 153 calls, police data show.

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