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Penalties for providing alcohol to a minor


There are many colleges in Philadelphia. A popular activity of many college students is drinking alcohol. This is true for both the students who are at least 21 years old and those who are under 21. As it is illegal for people under 21 years old to buy alcohol, in order to drink it someone needs to provide it to them. This can be someone selling it to them or bringing it to a party for underage people to drink.

What are the penalties for college students having fake IDs?


There are a number of colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area. Of course, college students are sometimes known for going to parties and drinking alcohol. However, in order to drink alcohol before one is 21 years old, one must generally obtain it illegally. Oftentimes underage students will go to parties where alcohol is being served or they will ask another friend who is 21 to buy it for them.

Pennsylvania's diversion program basics for underage drinking


There are many colleges in the Philadelphia area. One activity that college students tend to indulge in is underage drinking. Most of them know that it is illegal, but many may think it is a harmless crime and the consequences are not a big deal. However, a conviction for underage drinking can have long-term consequences that a college student may not think about. For instance, a conviction will result in a criminal record and must be disclosed on future school and job applications.

Philadelphia neighborhood outraged over drunk teens' behavior


After the long winter that Philadelphia endured, many residents are overjoyed to have spring here. Residents can finally get out of their homes and enjoy the weather. It also means that many young people are out of school for the summer. Many college students move back home, but they also want to enjoy the lifestyle they were used to during the school year. This means many of them will figure out as many ways as possible to get together with friends and drink.

Increased police presence at this year's Spring Fling at Penn


For many who attend the various colleges in Philadelphia, underage drinking is a regular occurrence. Students go to house parties or if they have fake identification, they may even try to drink at bars. Either way, underage drinking can be an ingrained part of a college student's social life. Most don't really think about the consequences of drinking, and if they do, they don't think there are very serious. However, underage drinking citations can have long-term consequences that college students should think about.

Cash rewards for reporting drinking by underage spring breakers


Spring break is just around the corner for the college students in Philadelphia. Many students will be leaving for warm destinations by a beach with their friends. Oftentimes this is a week-long break from school, work and other responsibilities, and alcohol plays a role. Many students are not really concerned with the consequences of what happens on spring break. However, for those who commit crimes, the consequences can come back home with them. A common one is underage drinking, as many students are not 21-years-old.

22 citations issued after police raid bar for underage drinking


It's no secret that many college students in the Philadelphia like to drink. Each weekend college students pour into local bars or go to parties and consume alcohol. For those over 21 this is usually not an issue, but many college students are not 21 and risk underage drinking citations. This does not, of course, stop many of them from drinking or attempting to get into bars with fake IDs.

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