Three arrested on alcohol charges in North Vernon

Three North Vernon residents were arrested on alcohol-related charges after a weekend incident.

North Vernon Police say that just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to the area of North State Street and FDR Drive for a report of two UTVs driving recklessly in a parking lot. Officers arrived in the area and found the vehicles parked and unoccupied.

While officers were observing traffic in the area, they say both UTVs began to travel from FDR Drive to Henry Street. Police initiated a traffic stop on one of the UTVs driven by 19-year-old Todd Madden. A second officer then stopped the other UTV, driven by 24-year-old Dustin Coleman, in the area of West O&M Avenue.

Madden and Coleman were both arrested for Operating While Intoxicated. Madden is also facing a charge of Minor Consumption. A passenger, 19-year-old Maggie Mote, was also arrested for Minor Consumption.