Middlebury College drinking party raided

MIDDLEBURY - Middlebury College has a black eye in the community this week after news of a raid on a large binge-drinking party was released Nov. 3. The raid was made Oct. 30 according to several state and local police reports.

Several students were cited with civil and criminal charges.

The Vermont Department of Liquor Control, Vermont State Police, and Middlebury and Bristol police departments coordinated the sweeping raid at a student house located at 424 Quarry Rd. The raid took place at 11:30 p.m., Oct. 30.

More than a dozen students, all under age, told police they were Middlebury school students; all were issued citations for under-age consumption.

Several of the students charged were residents of the Quarry Road rental house and are members of the Middlebury College lacrosse team.

Police said one student was not charged as of Nov. 3.

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