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Hosts Call Police After Their Own Party Rages Out Of Control

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Hosts Call Police After Their Own Party Rages Out Of Control

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Hosts Call Police After Their Own Party Rages Out Of Control

Hosts Call Police After Their Own Party Rages Out Of Control

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Homeowners in Eugene, Ore., called the police on their own party after more than 200 guests got out of hand. Even their private security couldn't handle it.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.

A desperate act in wartime comes when you call an air strike on your own position. This, in effect is what the hosts of a party in Eugene, Oregon had to do. More than 200 partygoers got out of hand. Even the private security couldn't handle it. Rather than wait for angry neighbors to call police, the homeowners called the cops themselves. Police did not make arrests as they broke things up. But their best professional judgment was that people looked a little drunk.

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