Two Charged After 6-Year-Old Caught Drinking

on Tuesday, 10 April 2012. Posted in Alcohol

Two people were arrested after several minors were found drinking at a party, including a 6-year-old.  According to Fox Providence, police say a woman contacted them after she went to pick her child up from a birthday party, and she discovered her child had been drinking.  When police arrived, they found several children, ages 6-15, consuming alcohol.  Police say the amount of alcohol consumed by the 6-year-old was small.  They arrested two people on charges of child neglect, purchasing alcohol for a minor, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.  The children who lived in the home were taken custody by social services.

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