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article imageJoe Montana's son and Notre Dame athletes busted for booze

By Kim I. Hartman     Jul 18, 2010 in Sports
South Bend - Police raided a home in the university town that resulted in 44 individual arrests of students and athletes including Joe Montana's son Nate. Nate is the backup quarterback for the Fighting Irish and one of many athletes charged with underage drinking.
Police busted a party in South Bend early Saturday morning, sending 44 people to the St. Joseph County Jail. The arrests included more than two dozen Notre Dame athletes.
It happened at a home in the 1000 block of East Washington Street. South Bend Police were called to respond to a fight at 1:52 a.m. The fifteen South Bend officers on the scene could not control the roughly 100 people at the party. That’s when the Indiana State Excise Police were called to the scene because of an abundance of underage drinking reports said NewsCenter16 wndu. com.
Among those arrested were eight Notre Dame football players, including Nate Montana, the back-up Irish QB and son of football great Joe Montana; Lorenzo Wood, a corner-back and incoming freshman; Chris Watt, a sophomore offensive guard; Roby Toma, an incoming freshman wide receiver; Nick Tausch, a sophomore kicker; T.J. Jones, an incoming freshman wide receiver; Steve Filer, a junior outside linebacker; and Tate Nichols, an incoming freshman.
Two Men's Basketball players were also arrested: Tim Abromaitis, a standout senior forward on the basketball team and Eric Atkins, an incoming freshman.
Nine student athletes set to be on this year's Men's Hockey roster were also arrested. They include Jared Beers, Jeff Costello, David Gerths, Joseph Lavin, Anders Lee, Joseph Rogers, Shayne Taker, Steven Summerhays and Michael Voran
Police say 44 total arrests were made including 42 individuals who were charged with misdemeanor underage possession of alcohol and two adults who were charged with supplying alcohol to a minor.
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