Excise Arrest 211 People At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

By Chris Smurr - 21Alive
By Rachel Martin - 21Alive

Excise Arrest 211 People At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

May 25, 2014 Updated May 25, 2014 at 7:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (21Alive) – Indiana State Excise Police arrested 211 people on 250 charges at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend.

According to excise police, most of the people were arrested and charged for alcohol and drug-related offenses.

They say officers patrolled in and around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, however they say most of the arrests were made Saturday night during the Jason Aldean concert.

Last year, excise officers arrested 181 people on 214 charges, most for illegal possession or consumption of alcohol.

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