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Duxbury police break up New Year’s Eve house party attended by teens

Police said further charges relating to COVID-19 gathering restrictions are likely.

Duxbury police broke up a New Year’s Eve house party attended by at least 17 teenagers from various South Shore communities, according to a statement posted on Twitter.

Officers discovered the party when they responded to a report of a disturbance on Federal Eagle Road around 10:30 p.m., Duxbury police said. Police believe several partygoers fled before being identified.

At least one intoxicated person was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, police said.

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Zachary Hamadeh, 18, a resident of the home, will be charged with providing alcohol to minors, police said.

Police said further charges relating to COVID-19 gathering restrictions are likely. Current state rules limit indoor gatherings to 10 people, including those at private homes.

Police notified the Duxbury School Department and Health Department about the party and reached out to other affected communities, according to the department.

Stefania Lugli can be reached at [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter @steflugli.

 

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