Chillicothe Police Department responds to party involving drugs and underage drinking

Chillicothe Police Department

The Chillicothe police early Saturday received a report of a party in the 900 block of Locust street involving possible underage drinking and drug use.

Police report an officer could smell marijuana coming from a residence where multiple cars were located.

Chillicothe Police Detective Jon Maples said officers busted the party and discovered multiple people using and possessing marijuana. He also noted underage minors allegedly consuming alcoholic beverages. Officers contacted multiple parents and arrested six for possession of a controlled substance.

Maples said the Chillicothe Police Department takes these matters seriously and these types of criminal acts place many people’s safety in jeopardy.