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updated: 9/24/2012 7:41 AM

Indiana Excise Police arrest 72 at Notre Dame

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Associated Press

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Indiana State Excise Police officers have arrested 72 people on 99 charges on and around the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend

Cpt. Travis Thickstun says officers arrested 41 people on 53 charges during tailgating before Notre Dame's football game against Michigan on Saturday. He says they also arrested 31 people on 46 charges Friday.

Thickstun says at least 18 adults were cited for furnishing alcohol to a minor and 45 minors were arrested for illegal consumption or possession of alcohol - including eight less than 18 years old. Others were arrested on other charges.

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