The 21 year old goes to a college that allows no liquor on campus. He left campus with two underage friends who are over 18. He drove to a liquor store and bought and gave them a bottle. He was followed and arrested by police when they returned to campus
18 Pa.C.S. 6310.1 is furnishing alcohol to a minor. In this case a minor is anyone under the drinking age. It is a misdemeanor of the third degree. It is punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a thousand dollar fine. It is well worth your time to consult with an attorney on this as a misdemeanor conviction can have a powerful impact on your future. There may be ddfenses available to you are unaware of and there may also be siversiomary programs, such as ARD thst can leave you without a conviction. Consultations with defense attorneys are usually free and the cost of hiring one is very much offset by the potential costs of a conviction.
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