Mercer County Sheriff’s deputies broke up an underage drinking party over the weekend, the second one in five days.

Officers received an anonymous tip over the weekend regarding a gathering at 1375 Knoxville Road in Sherrard. As a result, 13 minors were issued county ordinance citations for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor. Six people older than 21 were present at the party and received citations for unlawful delivery of alcohol to a minor.

The host of the Friday night party, 20-year-old Tyler Koehler, was cited for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The minors ranged in age from 16 to 20.

On New Year’s Eve, Mercer Sheriff’s deputies busted an underage drinking party in Joy resulting in 30 county ordinance citations for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor.

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