Tip about underage drinking party leads to drug arrest

CORUNNA, Ind. (WANE) - An anonymous tip received by police in DeKalb County last weekend about an underage drinking party resulted in the arrest of a 19-year-old on various drug and alcohol charges.

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, the tip came in at around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018.

Officers went to a home on U.S. 6 in Corunna just before midnight and based on what they saw and heard determined the tip was credible.

After being allowed to search the home they found over a pound of marijuana, a quantity of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and an assortment of alcoholic beverages.

There were nine minors, a 21-year-old adult and a 19-year-old in the home.  

The 19-year-old, identified as Blake Crager, was arrested on charges of dealing marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and being a minor in possession of alcohol.

Possible charges for the others who were at the party are being reviewed and the case remains under investigation.

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