Police Arrest Dozens During Athens Halloween Party

UPDATED: Sunday October 28, 2012 6:27 PM

Police arrested 80 people during a 12-hour period during the annual Halloween block party near Ohio University this weekend.

Athens police arrested 49 people on Saturday and early Sunday. Ohio University police arrested 31 others.

Paramedics took 25 people to emergency rooms.

Many of the offenses and emergency calls were alcohol related, according to authorities.

In 2011, authorities made 129 arrests.

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