At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017, Sunapee Police observed suspicious activity at a location on Route 11 in Georges Mills, NH. After a brief investigation, a gathering of under age persons was found to be taking place with a large quantity of alcohol at the location. All alcohol was confiscated and 11 teenagers were taken into custody and transported to the Sunapee Police Department where they were processed and released on personal recognizance bail. All of the underage persons were released to parents or relatives and were given a court date of August 1, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the 5th Circuit Court in Newport, NH. The Sunapee Police were assisted at the scene by the New London Police Department.
This is a similar incident as to what took place on June 22nd when 39 persons were arrested at the same location, the Georges Mills cottages on Otter Pond in Georges Mills. Nearly all of the individuals arrested on June 22nd are from Braintree, Massachusetts. All of the 11 persons arrested on June 30th are from Braintree, Massachusetts. All of those arrested were charged with crimes relating to underage possession and consumption of alcohol. The Sunapee Police Department is currently working with the owner of the Georges Mills cottages to stop this type of activity from occurring.