Underage Drinking Initiative Continues After APD Cites 31 Teens
Amarillo Police were tipped off about an underage Halloween drinking party at a residence located on the 1100 block of Pagoda Drive on Saturday Oct. 31. Inside of the house officers witnessed several underage people drinking, and officers issued 31 citations for Minor in Consumption of Alcohol and two citations for Minor in Possession of Alcohol. It is unclear if any citations for disobeying city regulations for maximum amount of people socializing.
According to Amarillo Police Department, the large number of offenses observed at that party shows the need for the initiative in the city.
Amarillo Police Department reports Officers will continue to take tips on underage drinking parties and enforce all violations found. Moving ahead, that the goal of the Department is to save the lives of young people in Amarillo and prevent the tragedies that happen when underage drinking occurs.
Tips can be made anonymously through Student Crime Stoppers of Amarillo at 806-372-8477 or on the Student Crime Stoppers P3 mobile app. anyone with information on underage drinking parties can also call the Amarillo Police Department at 378-3038. All tips can remain anonymous.