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N.J. Mother Accused Of Throwing Teen Party Appears In Court

Susan Cuffari Pleaded Not Guilty To Disorderly Conduct Charges
Susan Cuffari

Susan Cuffari was arrested and charged for allegedly allowing an underage drinking party at her house, but she says she consented to no such party. (credit: CBS 2)

CEDAR GROVE, N.J.(CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey mother who has been accused of allowing teenagers to have a party with alcohol and drugs has pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct.

Susan Cuffari claims that a November 16, party at her Cedar Grove home started as a simple pizza party for her daughter and 25 of her friends.

Word got out about the gathering and some hundred teenagers showed up.

Two highly intoxicated teens were rushed to a local hospital, police said.

Cuffari called the incident a wake-up call for her and other parents.

“I hope it’s a lesson to all parents across the nation that young people do consume alcohol and if you’re going to have a party make sure it doesn’t get on social media,” she said.

Cuffari will return to court on December 11.

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