Several minors cited after deputies break up parties in York, Rock Hill

Several teens were cited for minor consuming alcohol after York County deputies investigated two underage drinking parties this weekend, according to police records.

Officers went to a home on Chameleon Road in York about 12:15 a.m. Saturday. They saw the lights flick off. Two men who smelled of mouthwash answered the door, according to a sheriff’s report. They denied consuming alcohol and refused to let deputies talk to anyone in the home.

The two men were told their guests needed to park their cars properly or they would be towed, at which point several people exited the home and were interviewed individually, police said. An 18-year-old said he provided alcohol for two of the people, and the others agreed. Three of the people in the home were cited for minor consuming alcohol.

One of the individuals told officers parties occur at the home regularly without parental supervision, and include the use of narcotics and marijuana. No parents were present to provide minors with permission to drink.

On Sunday, several minors were detained after deputies investigated a possible underage drinking party at a home on Ironwood Court in Rock Hill. Of eight people detained, three were asked to provide a breath sample, and all three tested positive for alcohol in their systems.

While deputies were at the home, a 19-year-old man who smelled of alcohol became combative when a deputy arrested him, police said. He was handcuffed and placed into the patrol car, at which point he became belligerent with the deputy and began kicking the window.

The man had to be restrained in the vehicle, and later apologized to officers for being “disrespectful,” the report states.

Teddy Kulmala •  803-329-4082