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Local police kept busy during New Year's

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EASTERN IOWA (KWWL) -- Local police departments were kept busy as people rang in 2010.

According to online records, the Cedar Rapids Police Department had 115 calls for service between 11 p.m., December 31, 2009 and 8:00 a.m., January 1, 2010.

In all, 23 people were charged with 26 alcohol or drug related crimes:

10 Public Intoxication charges
7 Operating While Intoxicated charges
3 Possession Under the Legal Age charges
6 Possession of a Controlled Substance charges

 In Waterloo, two people were arrested for Public Intoxication on New Year's Eve.  Reports from New Year's Day are not available yet.

In Iowa City, 16 drug and alcohol related charges were handed out between 6 p.m. on December 31, 2009 and 8:00 a.m. on January 1, 2010 according to online records.  

10 Public Intoxication charges
2 Operating While Intoxicated charges
2 Possession of a Controlled Substance charges

There were also 4 Disorderly Conduct charges handed out.

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