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Halloween block party leads to 45 arrests; vehicle flipped in Athens, OH

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Police made 45 arrests after a car was flipped during a Saturday night into Sunday morning Halloween party.

Thousands of residents, Ohio University students and visitors lined Court Street Saturday for the annual city of Athens Halloween Block Party.

The party usually draws more than 10,000 people to Athens each year. Vendors along with a costume party are the main attractions during the block party.

Police arrested 13 Ohio University students, 19 non-students and 13 others were students from other universities.  The Athens Police Department says many of those arrested were charged with underage intoxication.

The Athens Police Department says the investigation will continue and additional charges are pending. 


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