Pierce County law enforcement officers arrested five youths and three adults last weekend during a party intervention patrol.
Twenty-five volunteers, police and substance abuse professionals conducted the patrol last weekend because it was prom night for Orting High School students, a Pierce County press release states.
An additional 12 more party intervention patrols are planned throughout the county in the upcoming weeks. The dates of those patrols were not announced.
The first party intervention patrol was April 24. The patrols “aim to shut down illegal parties as early as possible, arrest youth and adult suppliers who violate underage drinking laws,” …