9 Genevans Among Group Caught at Batavia Underage Drinking Party
A party on Batavia's east side gets a little out of hand over the weekend. Twenty partygoers are cited for unlawful consumption of alcohol.
Nine Geneva residents were among a group of 20 partygoers cited for underage and a 19-year-old Batavia man is headed to court after police broke up an underage drinking party on the Batavia's east side on Saturday.
Andrew P. Pederson, 19, of the 800 block of Pottawatomie Trail, received a notice to appear in court for a city ordinance violation of an unlawful residential gathering at his address, according to a police report. Officers responded to the home at 12:25 a.m. Saturday.
The officers noted several people leaving the home from doors and window wells. They were able to detain a few, the report said.
A total of 20 partygoers under the age of 21 were issued city ordinance tickets for unlawful consumption of alcohol. Half of the group was under the age of 18—eight of these teens were from Geneva, and then one each from Sugar Grove and Aurora.
The other 10 people issued tickets were between the ages of 18 and 20. From this adult group, seven were Batavia and the other three were from Geneva, Elburn and Aurora.
Here is the list of people issued tickets for unlawful consumption of alcohol:
- Zachary R. Beauchamp, 18, of the 200 block of South Jackson Street
- Jason W. Eccleston, 19, of the 0-99 block of North Van Nortwick Avenue
- Quinn M. Gabney, 19, of the 42W9200 block of Hughes Road
- Alex B. Guralnick, 18, of the 300 block of Davis Road
- Julian Green, 19, of the 0-99 block of Woodland Hills Road
- Cody N. Jankowski, 18, of the 400 block of Stewart Street
- Brendan P. Williamson, 19, of the 400 block of Appleton Drive
- Keith W. Jarvis, 18, of the 200 block of Euclid Avenue
- Eight unnamed juveniles
- Cory Rodman, 19, of the 47W300 block of Stillmeadows Lane
- Kaylee Heckle, 20, of the 1000 block of North Farnsworth Avenue
- One unnamed juvenile
- One unnamed juvenile
Each of the tickets issued carry a $50 fine.
Several people were age 21 and over at the party, police said. These adults were released from the scene after passing a portable breath test.
Pederson's parents were out of town at the time of the party, according to a police report. Pederson was also issued a notice to appear in court for the city ordinance violation of unlawful consumption of an alcohol liquor.
Pederson's court date is scheduled for Aug. 21.
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