Underage Drinking is Law Enforcement Focus at Carolina Cup

Police Officers at Carolina Cup Will Patrol for Underage Drinking and Binge Drinking Midlands South Carolina is home to the Carolina Cup, a grand Southern tradition involving horse racing and formal attire – and, of course, drinking. The event is expected to draw 50,000 spectators on Saturday, but that number could jump to 70,000 if the weather is … [Read more...]

“Prom Promise” To Help End Juvenile DUI

“Prom Promise” Demonstration of Juvenile DUI Accident at High School Highlights Dangers Jackson County first responders created a demonstration of a car accident at a local high school as part of Alabama’s “Prom Promise” initiative, which aims to prevent juvenile DUI during the party-heavy prom season this spring. The demonstration is a faked car … [Read more...]

Underage Drinking Party Busted After Butt-Dial

Butt-Dial to 911 Helps Cops Bust Underage Drinking Party A butt-dial to 9-11 led police officers in Wausau, Wisconsin to bust seven suspects at a underage drinking party. The Tuesday, February 24th phone call to 9-11 was accidental, but when no one answered dispatchers, police were sent to the cell phone’s location. Officers arrived at the home … [Read more...]

Teen Disney Star Arrested for Underage DUI

Disney Channel Star Arrested for Underage DUI in Malibu An 18-year-old Disney television star has been arrested for underage DUI charges after being pulled over for speeding near Los Angeles. Billy Unger, star of the Disney XD series “Lab Rats,” was driving along the Pacific Coast Highway around midnight on Saturday morning, when he was pulled … [Read more...]

Six Kershaw County Businesses Busted for Underage Drinking

Six Clerks in Kershaw County Cited for Allowing Underage Drinking and Selling Alcohol to Minors Six clerks at businesses in Kershaw County were cited on Wednesday, March 19th, for selling alcohol to minors and thereby allowing underage drinking. The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office undercover operation used underage volunteers, with their parents … [Read more...]

Columbia Police Department Refocusing Five Points Patrols

CPD Says Focus in Five Points Will Be on Violent Crimes, Not Drinking After the Columbia Police Departments and bar and restaurant owners in Five Points butted heads repeatedly last year, the police say they are finally shifting gears and refocusing their patrols of the popular nightlife destination to prevent violent crimes like armed robbery … [Read more...]

Viral Video Portrays USC as a Party School and USC Officials Aren’t Happy

The University of South Carolina is cracking down on its image as a party school. According to The State Newspaper, in the past year, the University has seen A 22 percent increase in alcohol-related charges Temporary suspension of fraternity rush Three alcohol –related deaths USC’s most recent effort to curb drinking and shed the … [Read more...]

College Presidents Want Drinking Age Lowered

South Carolina DUI Lawyer Fervor is growing on the ongoing underage drinking debate as college presidents from around the country are voicing their opinions. The movement called the Amethyst Initiative recruited presidents from major universities like Duke, Darmouth and Ohio State. This movement does not come without opposition. Mothers Against … [Read more...]

How Prom Hair and Protective Parenting Lead to Jail time

From Lexington High School to A.C. Flora, its time for the prom, class parties and graduation trips. Whether you are browsing prom dresses for 2010, looking at prom hair, prom makeup, planning your first week trip to Myrtle Beach, or deciding what to wear for graduation, I bet jail time is the last thing from your mind. However, for many students, … [Read more...]

“Out Of Their Hands” Targets Underage Drinking

Spring is in the air.  From Lexington High to Dreher, for many high school students that means it’s time to shop for a dress, rent a tuxedo, or purchase a cap and gown. Prom, high school graduation, and first week at the beach often go hand in hand with underage drinking. Underage drinking is a serious problem in South Carolina and can lead to … [Read more...]

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