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Cops: Air at frat house party registered on officer’s breathalyzer

December 23, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Cops: Air at frat house party registered on officer’s breathalyzer

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College students consumed so much alcohol at college frat party that the air in the house registered on a police breathalyzer

A group of college students drank so much alcohol at a frat party that the air inside the home was picked up on a breathalyzer.

Approximately 70 people attended the ‘Tequila Tuesday’ party in an affluent neighborhood of Bethesda, Maryland before neighbors called the cops.

When police started administering breathalyzer tests, the booze-filled air inside was so intense it registered at 0.01 on one officer’s device, WJLA reported.

Anthony Santana left, Kevin Alkinburg, center and Matthew Berger, right, all 20, were also arrested and charged with 126 counts of allowing drinking underage

Police were dispatched to the residence after furious neighbors complained of loud music coming from the frat house.

The New York Post reported that once at the frat house, officers noticed windows covered with insulation and garbage bags, along with beer cans and liquor bottles scattered all over.

The floor was sticky and appeared to be covered in alcohol.

Six occupants of the home – Jeffrey Becker, Tristan Ralph, Ashton Acosta, Anthony Santana, Kevin Alkinburg and Matthew Berger — all 20-years-old, have been charged with 126 counts of permitting underage alcohol possession and providing alcohol to a minor. They are also facing penalties of up to $315,000.

Jeffrey Becker, left, Tristan Ralph, center, and Ashton Acosta, all 20, right are members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity who attend American University were arrested and charged

Court records said that eight students locked themselves in a bathroom and one person leaped out a second-story window to evade capture by police.

The group, who are members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, are all enrolled at American University in Maryland.

The frat has been cited for three violations this year but is still described as having a good standing with the university.

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