MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - An age-old headache for bar owners and police - minors trying to fake their way into drinking establishments - is becoming more and more complicated by new technology and online counterfeit ID makers from around the globe.
But state and local law enforcement agencies, pointing to Rounders Bar and Grill in downtown Mankato, told the Mankato Free Press (http://bit.ly/2jyRaLt ) that underage drinkers can still be stopped if bouncers and servers are diligent.
SOUTH OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 Utah) A tailgating message hopes to stop underage drinking in Weber County. South Ogden Police Chief Darin Parke says, underage drinking can begin as early as 6th grade. Weber County is sending a message to kids to be alcohol free, not through words but through emojis.
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Governor Cuomo Announces Record Number of Fake...
DMV Investigators Seize 862 Fraudulent Licenses and Arrest 818 Under Operation Prevent Initiative
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that underage drinking sweeps conducted by DMV investigators in 2016 resulted in the seizure of 862 fraudulent licenses and the arrest of 818 individuals for underage drinking, both single year records. Through the year-round Operation Prevent initiative, DMV investigators work with state and local law enforcement agencies to conduct underage drinking and fake ID sweeps at bars, restaurants and concert venues across New York. The previous record of 751 seized ID documents and 758 arrests was set in 2015.
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Tom Reid, director of Great Divide volunteer ski patrol, comes down Hiballer at Great Divide ski area.
A 20-year-old snowboarder was charged with underage possession of alcohol after he became disoriented at a ski area west of Helena and search and rescue crews were called in to look for him.