80 arrested at Ohio Halloween party

25 party-goers ended up in the emergency room for alcohol-related reasons


By Jim Woods
The Colombus Dispatch

ATHENS, Ohio — Eighty people were arrested, many on alcohol-related offenses, at the annual Halloween block party near Ohio University, which is a 38 percent decrease from last year's arrest total.

University police arrested 31 people between 3 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. yesterday when the streets were cleared. Athens police arrested 49 people in addition to 15 others between 3 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday.

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