RCMP called to large outdoor grad party near Castlegar

RCMP and the West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit were called out to a grad party Saturday night.

Police were alerted to a large outdoor grad party taking place at the Pass Creek ball fields.

Police checked about 4-hundred vehicles headed into the area, resulting in 50 liquor seizures from underage youth and two impaired drivers taken off the road.

One reveller was taken to the hospital by BC Ambulance for an apparent alcohol and drug overdose. 

Sergeant Chad Badry these kinds of parties can pose a significant danger to the partiers and the public on a number of different fronts, from road safety to over-consuming and youth making poor decisions as a result of the consumption of alcohol and drugs.