Hermiston Mom Arrested for Providing Alcohol to Minors

UMATILLA COUNTY -- A Hermiston mother faces criminal charges for hosting a high school party at her home.

Police tell Action News Crystal Wright held a party with athletes from Umatilla High. Wright is accused of giving alcohol to a number of kids between ages 14 and 18 -- at her home on .

She was arrested on seven-counts of furnishing alcohol to minors.

KEPR also learned the Umatilla School District took this very seriously. Multiple football players were suspended for two-games -- including homecoming.

Action News spoke exclusively with a mother of one of those students. She wanted to remain anonymous. But she says she is still happy to know any adult who contributed alcohol to children will be held responsible.