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Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Alcohol related crime down at UMass

October 2, 2007

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - The University of Massachusetts at Amherst's annual safety report shows fewer arrests for illegal alcohol use at the campus in 2006.

Campus police say there were 227 arrests for liquor law violations, compared with 308 in 2005.

But the report also shows that the number of people reported to the dean of students for underage drinking increased to 1,009 from 836. Those students face university sanctions, but not criminal charges.
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