Dozens of Swampscott Teens Facing Charges Following Underage Drinking Party

Dozens of local teens, some of them Swampscott High School students, are facing charges following an underage drinking party on Windsor Avenue.

Swampscott Police Department.
Swampscott Police Department.

Dozens of area teens are facing charges after local police broke up an underage drinking party on Windsor Avenue Saturday night, FOX 25 is reporting

According to the report, 58 underage drinkers were nabbed by Swampscott police after officers responded to a noise complaint. 

It is unclear whether any of the teens involved were student athletes at Swampscott High School and whether the charges will translate to athletic suspensions.

FOX 25 is reporting that many of those involved were in fact Big Blue athletes.

Click Here to view the complete FOX25 report. 

Swampscott Patch will post additional information as it becomes available. 
Tom Smith April 04, 2014 at 01:00 PM
A couple of things that can be done to prevent this in the future. 1. We should insist that the newspapers publish the name of the homeowner. He committed a crime just like any other crime his name should be in the paper along with any student that is over 18. I think this might act a deterrent. 2. We must insist that the police investigate this as any other crime in Swampscott. The students didn't brew their own! Get all the kids and parents in a room and announce 'first student that raises their hand and tell us where you got the liquor gets a free pass' They flip criminals all the time. Then the police have to go after the supplier NO MATTER WHAT STORE IT IS!
Do you listen to yourself? Arrest someone as adult for doing something that they are too young to do. The 21 year old drinking "law" is unconstitutional. What other thing can a person who is over 18 not be allowed to do? Either raise the voting age to 21 or scrap the illogical and unconstitutional over 21 drinking law.
Tom Smith April 04, 2014 at 01:31 PM
Sir, you are a public official, act accordantly. It's the law. If you provide liquor to a minor you broke the law. If you are a minor in possession of liquor you have broken the law. Should the police only enforce the laws that you like? What are you doing to stop underage drinking in Swampscott? I'm also guessing the majority of arrested were under 18.
I did not say to break the law. I said that the law is wrong. I have no authority over the drinking age. Even the President of the United States scolded the Supreme Court during his State of the Union. The police did their job. They followed the law. We create the laws. We can change the law. The only reason why the law isn't changed is that there are more people who are over 21 year olds than there are 18-21 year olds.
FAKE NAME # 347 April 25, 2014 at 11:36 AM
All the hero ? Football players and jocks will get off as usual .....


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