22 arrested at underage drinking party
Police responded to 25 Kayshaw Drive in Wrentham to find 22 individuals under the age of 21 allegedly drinking alcohol.
Those arrested were charged with possession of alcohol under the age of 21. Two suspects were charged with drug possession.
"After monitoring the neighborhood, enough suspected underage people were seen that we decided to move on this house," said Lt. William McGrath, of the Wrentham Police Department.
Investigators learned about the party from a school official who found out about it on Facebook.
Police were disturbed when they pulled up to the house and saw that one car in the driveway had chalk on the back window that read "RIP Taylor Meyer - we will never forget you."
Many of the teens arrested were wearing pink bracelets in memory of Taylor, who was found dead following after an underage drinking party in October.
Frustrated and angry, Taylor's mother was in court Monday and took back the bracelets from the teens who were arrested them.
"She had given out these bracelets hoping to send a message and apparently that message didn't penetrate with these kids. So she left the courtroom with a handful of bracelets," Lt. McGrath said. "You would think that something of that magnitude would at least make people of that age pause for some length of time before they resume irresponsible behavior."
In the last month, police have broken up three underage drinking parties.
The parents of the teen who lived in the house where party took place said they were asleep at the time and had no idea there was anything going on. Police said the parents will most likely face charges.
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