Party goes on for breakers (PHOTOS)

Published: Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 03:28 PM.

"That's kind of an excessive charge," commented Harrison Scofield from Texas A&M University .

On the beach, deputies walk through the crowds to keep a close eye on the party. If underage drinkers are found, they pull them out of the crowd to their parked trucks, where they pour the alcohol out of mugs in all shapes and colors and fill out paperwork.

Deputy Leo Cook said the Walton County Sheriff's office is doing everything they can to discourage underage drinking and to keep everyone safe.

“Sheriff Adkinson is keeping his promise from the Operation Dry Spring press conference he held last week with ( Okaloosa County ) Sheriff Ashley and ( Bay County ) Sheriff McKeithen,” a sheriff’s office release stated. At the press conference, Adkinson stated “We are going to be completely zero tolerant in dealing with this issue and completely proactive.”

Dragging a custom-made funnel down the beach, Casey Breland from Auburn University and Jordan Finkleburg of the United States Naval Academy hadn't heard the news of the crackdown.

"That sucks," said Finkleburg after hearing the details.

"I understand why they're doing it," Breland said. "When we were underage we would just pre-game, then go out. That way, you don't get in trouble."

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