Albany police arrested three college students over the weekend for allegedly having house parties where alcohol was being served to underage students.
Ronald Martino, Robert Kirby and Michael Cariello were all charged with giving alcohol to minors after officers were called by neighbors complaining about loud parties going on, police said.
Officers were called at 11:30 p.m. on Friday evening to 170 Quail Street for a complaint of loud music. When officers arrived a house party was occurring inside one of the apartments. The officers discovered that they resident of the apartment, Ronald Martino, 19, was hosting a party in which alcohol was being give to other minors, police said. He was charged with first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child.
The second incident occurred early Sunday morning to 712 State Street. A neighbor complaint of a loud party had officers respond to the apartment just after midnight. Officers found that Kirby and Cariello were hosting a large party and witnessed several underage students drinking beer inside the apartment, police said. Kirby, 21, and Cariello, 20, were charged with providing alcohol to minors as well.
All three students were arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court.
A fourth student, Anthony Campisi, who lives at 170 Quail Street, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear in court on a unrelated noise ordinance violation, police said.
Police have not said which college the students attended.