*UPDATED*: IN THE NEWS: 43 cited for Underage Drinking at Kenny Chesney concert in Pittsburgh, 73 More People Arrested for Other Offenses

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Blog, Blog Posts, In the News, Underage Drinking | 0 comments

According to the latest information, 73 people were arrested for crimes or were issued citations during the Kenny Chesney concert.  News outlets earlier reported that 43 individuals were cited for underage drinking.  The 73 arrests and citations are in addition to the underage drinking citations.  The offenses included “assaults including an indecent assault in the stadium concourse, public urination, disorderly conduct, underage...

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IN THE NEWS: 43 cited for Underage Drinking at Kenny Chesney concert in Pittsburgh

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Blog, Blog Posts, In the News, Underage Drinking | 0 comments

Yesterday, thousands were at Heinz Field for the Pittsburgh leg of Kenny Chesney’s “No Shoes Nation” Tour.  The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that, during a law enforcement sweep of the Heinz Field parking lots, 43 individuals were cited for underage drinking and related offenses.  WPXI noted that, in addition to the underage drinking citations, five people were arrested. For more information, go to : Dozens cited for...

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UPDATE: In the News: PA passed underage drinking amnesty law

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011 in Alcohol Laws, Blog, Blog Posts, In the News, News Update, Underage Drinking | 0 comments

On July 7th, 2011, Governor Tom Corbett signed a law into effect that would immunize underage drinkers from criminal charges if they are seeking medical attention for another person.  The purpose of this law is to encourage underage drinkers to call for help if they see another person who is “in need of immediate medical attention to prevent death or serious injury.” To qualify for amnesty under the new law, a person must show that...

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In the News: Pa considers underage drinking amnesty law

Posted by on May 24, 2011 in Blog, Blog Posts, Proposed Laws, Summary Offenses, Underage Drinking | 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Pennsylvania General Assembly is considering legislation that would grant amnesty to underage drinkers who contact the police or emergency medical services in an effort “to help a friend or acquaintance with a life-threatening, alcohol-related illness.”  While the law would protect underage drinkers who call for help, it also requires that the persons give their name and information to...

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