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Authorities issue drug citations at Ozzfest

(Published Aug. 16, 2007, 4:48 p.m.)

Walworth County deputies and the county drug enforcement unit issued 69 tickets for possession of marijuana at Saturday's Ozzfest concert at Alpine Valley Music Theater.

The drug unit ticketed 58 people and recovered 189 grams of the drug. The unit also ticketed five for possession of drug paraphernalia and one for disorderly conduct.

One subject was arrested for having a felony warrant out of Texas, according to the sheriff's department.

Patrol deputies ticketed 23 people for underage possession of alcohol, 11 for marijuana possession, three for disorderly conduct, four for possession of drug paraphernalia and two for speeding. Three were arrested on misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct.

Deputies also took one report of a fourth-degree sexual assault, one for hit-and-run and one for vandalism. Arrests were not made regarding those reports.

The all-day concert drew about 19,000 people.


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