A proposed ordinance in Montville, New Jersey could give police officers broad powers – including entering private property – if underage drinking is even suspected.
Officers will be on the lookout for customers using fake IDs and for adults who buy alcohol for minors. Last summer, the program led to 211 arrests.
The 2013 results show 39 percent of students surveyed had at least one drink of alcohol in the last 30 days, down from 56 percent in 2001.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that from Friday through Monday, drivers can expect sobriety checkpoints, increased DWI patrols and increased inspections on underage drinking and sales to minors.
A New Jersey mother said a party at her house had started as an innocent affair for high school football players and cheerleaders.
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.