Underage Drinking Party Busted In Mercer County

sheriff squadThe Mercer County Sheriff’s Department announcing an underage drinking bust from over the weekend. Deputies responded to a loud noise complaint early Sunday morning in the Millersburg area and upon arrival found underage minors consuming alcohol. 27-year-old Brandon Hedger of Joy was arrested and charged with permitting the use of his residence for alcohol consumption by minors. Six individuals were also charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor. They ranged in age from 18 to 20 and were from Reynolds, Altona, Aledo, Keithsburg and Moline.