Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley would like to remind people attending the Willamette Country Music Festival that underage drinking will not be tolerated. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office has a zero tolerance policy for Minors in Possession of Alcohol, which is a violation. All underage drinkers will be cited.
Thursday night, deputies worked with festival staff to crack down on minors consuming alcohol.
The following were cited for Minor in Possession of Alcohol: 20-year-old Royce Hamm of Drain, 19-year-old John Nantz of Lake Oswego, 18-year-old Mason Dallegge of Eugene, 19-year-old Justin Silvey of Portland, 19-year-old Cheyanne Broten of Harrisburg, 18-year-old Spencer Templeman of Eugene, 18-year-old Davis Lamb of Eugene, 20-year-old Seth Lillingston of Springfield, 18-year-old Spencer Lillingston of Springfield, 19-year-old Logan Blake of Bend, 19-year-old Joseph Rixie of Bend and 20-year-old Devin Dean of Springfield. 19-year-old Cole Charpilloz was cited for Misrepresentation of Age for carrying a fake identification. Music festival staff cut the wristbands and ejected all those cited from the music festival site.
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is committed to making the Willamette Country Music Festival as safe as possible. Sheriff Riley encourages attendees to enjoy themselves, but do so responsibly.