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Excise Police Cite, Arrest 199 During Indiana Festival

A total of 199 people — 95 adults, 92 minors and 12 juveniles — were cited and arrested at the Scheid Diesel Extravaganza

Excise police officers in Indiana cited or arrested nearly 200 people at a diesel truck festival in Terre Haute throughout the weekend.

A total of 199 people — 95 adults, 92 minors and 12 juveniles — were cited and arrested at the Scheid Diesel Extravaganza, according to a spokesperson for the Indiana State Excise Police.

Of the arrests, 67 of them were for illegal possession or consumption of alcohol, police said. Three people were also arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, and five were charged with criminal recklessness in a motor vehicle.

The Scheid Diesel Extravaganza took place at Wabash Valley Fairgrounds from Friday to Sunday. Organizers estimated more than 15,000 would attend the three-day event.

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