19 underage drinking citations, three arrests on Masonboro Island July 4

Published: Jul. 6, 2015 at 10:54 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 10, 2015 at 10:54 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office released statistics Monday evening from July 4 in Masonboro Island, a hot spot for visitors during the holiday weekend.

There were 64 medical calls for assistance. People were taken off the island during eight of those calls.

According to the sheriff's office, there were also 19 citations written for underage drinking and two citations for possession of marijuana.

In all, three arrests were reported: One for disorderly conduct, one for boating while intoxicated, and one for assault on a female.

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