Multiple Arrests Reported On Whitewater River

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As people enjoy the warm weather, a popular summer stop is the Whitewater River near Brookville. Indiana Conservation Officers were busy there this weekend as they arrested and issued multiple citations for suspected illegal activity.

Conservation Officers made multiple arrests on Saturday in a targeted enforcement effort on potential problems caused by recreational canoeists along the waterway.

They issued 32 citations and arrested 16 people. Charges had a wide range of including fishing without a license, littering, minor consuming alcoholic beverages, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.

Conservation Officers were assisted in transporting the subjects to jail by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and the Brookville Police Department.