Havre Daily News - News you can use

Teen drinkers undaunted by enforcement

 

August 9, 2002



If Havre police are known for anything among Havre's young people, it's their intolerance for youths who drink.

Some call it zero tolerance, buzzwords adopted when the HELP Committee launched an effort in 1998 to publicize Montana law.

Zero tolerance "is not a policy of the Havre Police Department," Havre Police Chief Kevin Olson says, "just enforcement of Montana law."

That law, known as "constructive possession," means that if underagers are at a party and have access to alcohol, they're breaking the law even if they aren't drinking.

"It wasn't a new law," said Robin Morris, executive dir...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 08/30/2020 13:25