Police in upscale Ridgewood, N.J., busted a massive house party this weekend, and 17 teenagers were hauled off in handcuffs.
The arrest of a Long Island couple after a teenage girl got alcohol poisoning at their house has renewed the debate about the perils of supervised underage drinking.
A 16-year-old girl who was a guest at the party was ill with alcohol poisoning, police said. Other underage teens were also visibly drunk and witnesses told police that large amounts of vodka had been consumed, according to police.
Police said responding to a complaint of blocked traffic quickly discovered a party going on, with 80-100 teenagers in attendance. Some of the teens took off running when the police arrived.
Parents, teens and alcohol, is it a recipe for disaster? A Long Island couple is facing dozens of charges after police said they threw a wild booze fest for teenagers.
The idea of teens drinking at a party is nothing new, but when a mother buys the keg for her child and his friends, which is what police said happened inside a Putnam County home on Friday night, it’s a crime.
More and more fake Chinese-made driver’s licenses are ending up in the hands of underage New Yorkers.
Police throughout the Tri-State Area were warning Friday night that booze and water don’t mix.
Going into this holiday weekend, there will be extra eyes on roads and on the water. Police are stepping up patrols to crack down on illegal fireworks, drunk driving and boating.
Underage drinking is a longstanding problem for cops along the Jersey Shore.
Thinking of acting up during Red Bank’s July 4 fireworks? Better start saving now. The borough plans to slap the maximum fines of $2,500 for those convicted of disorderly conduct, public drinking or other misbehavior.
A community awareness group in Rockland County is pushing for liquor retailers to ask for two forms of I.D. in order to prevent underage drinking.
In Suffolk County, a high school student who confessed to an alcohol infraction said her school’s punishment goes way too far – and her family is suing.