03 - 01 - 2011 State Patty’s Day brings a wave of police calls & arrests
(CDT) State College police handled a record number of calls this weekend, as thousands of Penn State students & others converged on the borough for the student- created State Pattyâs Day. State College police received 480 calls between Friday & Sunday, far surpassing the 365 incidents handled last year. According to Centre Life- Link, the number of calls specifically related to alcohol, such as alcohol poisoning & intoxication, grew from 29 to 34. Mount Nittany Medical Centerâs emergency department saw 69 patients for alcohol-related problems.