Case Results » Minors in Possession of Alcohol

  • Lawrence District Court: Pretrial Diversion for College Student Charged With Minor in Possession of Alcohol and Resisting Arrest

    The defendant is a college student who was home for summer vacation. He hosted a party at his home when his parents were away. Everyone attending the party was under the age of twenty one. The police responded to a call for a disturbance at the home. They arrived and quickly learned that the people attending the party were consuming alcohol and not yet the legal age. The host was questioned by the police. The information obtained during the interrogation prompted the officers to arrest the young man. He resisted. He was charged with minor in possession of alcohol and resisting arrest. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get him pretrial diversion pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276A. He was never arraigned on the case and will have no criminal record.

  • Charges of Purchasing Alcohol with a Fake Identification Card Dismissed Against College Student After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    Boston Municipal Court: In an undercover capacity members of the Boston Police Department were conducting an investigation into the use of fake identification cards at local bars and restaurants. During the course of one of these operations officers observed a young woman they believed to be under the age of twenty-one drinking an alcoholic beverage at a restaurant/bar. The officers approached the girl and asked to see her ID. She presented them with a valid Pennsylvania identification card that portrayed someone other than herself in the photo. The girl was issued a citation and summonsed to the Boston Municipal Court for a Clerk Magistrate Hearing. Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Case Charging Local College Student With Procuring Alcohol for Minors Dismissed Prior to Arraignment

    Roxbury District Court: The defendant is a local college student in his third year. On September 22, 2012 members of the local campus police and the Boston Police conducted a surveillance operation designed to reveal the identity of students providing alcohol to students under the age of twenty one. One of the people identified and caught during the commission of this crime contacted our office once he received his summons for arraignment. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed prior to arraignment.

  • Charges of minor in possession of alcohol dismissed after clerk's hearing

    Roxbury District Court: Police sought a complaint against our client, a local college student, after responding to a party at his home. There were approximately 75 guests and drinking was involved. Our client, like many of his guests, was underage. The criminal complaint application was dismissed today after a clerk's hearing.

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