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Over 220 citations issued during Little 500 weekend; IU players no-shows

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - More than 220 citations were issued by a combination of police forces both on and off the Indiana University campus during Little 500 weekend.

A majority of the citations were for under age drinking, Monroe County prosecutor Chris Gaal said Sunday morning. A special Sunday morning court session was held for those offenders.

If eligible, those offenders could agree to pay a fine, partake in community service on Sunday, and attend an educational seminar Sunday night.

If they stay out of trouble for one year, the charge would be dismissed from their record.

"It's a program designed to provide some accountability and some education and to deal with the minor type of offense is in a way that saves scarce judicial resources," Gaal said Sunday.

Two Indiana University basketball players were scheduled to appear. Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell, 20, and Stanford Robinson, 18, apologized for their actions Friday after Indiana State excise police officers cited them.

The two players allegedly tried to get in the Kilroy's in Bloomington using false IDs. Excise officers were working inside the bar recognized their IDs as fake.

The two players have hired an attorney to represent them, and as a result were not required to appear in court Sunday morning.

Their case is then expected to go through the judicial system at a later date.

Indiana State Excise Police also arrested a 20 year old from Mooresville after his weekend in Bloomington.

Police say Joshua Kenney walked up to an undercover cop, tapped him on the arm, and asked if he wanted to buy drugs.

Kenney faces charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Minor Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage.
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