School official faces charges for underage drinking party
Newtown police said they responded to a complaint of underage drinking at an after-prom party attended by about 150 youths at the Gissen residence at 2:39 a.m. Saturday.
"An exceptionally large amount of alcohol was found in the rear yard of the property in the immediate of vicinity of several youths," a police report said.
Eight minors were charged with possession of alcohol. Among those charged were Amanda Norling , 18, of Marlin Road; Maxwell Reed , 18, Bankside Trail; Brendan Hintzen , 18, of Main Street; and Jennie Iodice , 18, of Arlyn Ridge Road, all in Newtown.
The identities of the other four charged were not released because of their age.
From staff writer Heather Barr