Under state statute, no one can sell alcohol to someone apparently under the influence of alcohol and no one apparently under the influence of alcohol can purchase or consume alcohol on any premises licensed by the liquor control board. It is considered an infraction under state statute, but one concern is a typical condition of release on a DUI is no consumption of any alcohol. If your daughter has that as a condition of release and the court picks up on the fact that she was ticketed, this could prove problematic depending on the court, judge, prosecutor, and surrounding circumstances. The fine also seems excessive, I would want to know under what statute or ordinance she was ticketed under.
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