Published DateGILFORD — Twenty-three people were charged with unlawful possession of alcohol after police were called there for a noise complaint Saturday night.
Gilford Police said the two tenants of the house at 168 Jasmin Drive in Gunstock Acres, Michael F. Hurlihy, 20, of Saco, Maine and Alexander Awui, 19, of San Jose, Calif. are also facing one count each of facilitating a house party.
Detective Christopher Jacques said he estimated about 40 to 50 people were in the house, including a few minors who are under 17 and who were released to a parent.
He said when police first arrived, one of the tenants in the house refused to let them in, however he said the second tenant gave consent in lieu of a warrant.
Police Chief Kevin Keenan said all the players were very respectful to the police and willingly cooperated with them.
Jacques said a small amount of marijuana was found in the house as well as a large amount of alcohol.
N.H. State Police assisted Gilford Police at the scene.