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La Crosse Police cite 70 for underage drinking during fest weekend

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La Crosse Police cite 70 for underage drinking during fest weekend
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La Crosse Police cited 70 people for underage alcohol consumption and made a total of eight people jailed related to last week's Oktoberfest celebration.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - La Crosse Police cited 70 people for underage alcohol consumption and made a total of eight people jailed related to last week's Oktoberfest celebration. 

The department released figures on arrests and citations Thursday afternoon. 

In total, police issued 106 municipal citations for the weekend. Besides underage consumption, there were tickets issued for public consumption, disorderly conduct, and public urination. 

Charges for those arrested included battery, underage drinking, operating under the influence, and possession of cocaine. 

Here's the full breakdown of citations and arrests:

OKTOBERFEST WEEKEND MUNICIPAL CITATIONS FOR CITY OF LA CROSSE:

TOTAL = 106

Underage alcohol consumption: 70

Public Consumption: 11

Indecent exposure/public urination: 10

Obstructing an Officer: 2

Disorderly Conduct: 5

Loud Noise Prohibited: 1

Poss. Of False Identification: 1

Poss. Of THC: 1

Poss. Of Drug Paraphernalia: 1

Littering: 1

Retail Theft: 1

Trespassing: 2

ARRESTS RELATED TO OKTOBERFEST:

Jailed = 8

Released on Signature Bond = 1

Released to Responsible Party = 2

In total, figures provided by the department showed that between Friday, October 1 at 6 a.m. and Monday, October 4 at 6 a.m., officers responded to a total of 925 calls in the community.