Monday, January 30, 2012

Middlesex County Steps Up Efforts To Stem Underage Drinking

Hartford Courant (Middletown, CT) January 27, 2012

"Youth organizations and liquor store owners in Middlesex County want adults to know that it's illegal to provide alcohol to minors, and those who do so will be arrested.
Jay Polke, who owns the Willowbrook Spirit Shoppe in Cromwell, says he won't sell to adults if he suspects they're buying alcohol for someone underage
'There have been incidents in our town where the police have been called and with the parents' permission, the kids are drinking alcohol,' Polke said. 'It's not good for my business and it's not good for the liquor business. All the bad lessons have already been learned. We should take action to prevent the bad things from happening in the future.'" Read More

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