Southborough homeowners who hosted a Halloween party with 40-100 “juveniles” have been charged for procuring their liquor.
According to a press release from the Southborough Police Department, police and EMS were called in for a medical situation with a minor who had been drinking.
The age of the partygoers wasn’t disclosed, but it did state that in addition to parents, “school officials” were notified.
Here is the release:
On, October 28, 2017, Southborough Officers responded to an address on Liberty Drive for a medical call involving a juvenile under the influence of alcohol. Southborough EMS was also on scene. Officers reported numerous juveniles running from the area. They were able to speak to the homeowners identified as [the accused couple]*. [The accused man] showed Officers around the property and pool area to check for any other juveniles who might be in need of medical attention. Estimates of between 40-100 juveniles attending a Halloween party were given by the homeowners. Due to the number of empty alcohol containers and red solo cup in plain view, the Department sought Criminal Applications for both subjects to appear in Westborough District Court at a later date on a charge of Procuring Liquor to a Person Under 21. All remaining juveniles on scene were picked up by parents or guardians. School Officials have been notified.
A copy of the Department’s “Response to Underage Drinking Policy” can be found on our Website. All residents are encouraged to report any incidents of underage drinking or drug use to the Department Dispatch Center for further investigation.
You can see the referred to policy here.
Updated (11/10/17 8:22 am): The link I initially provided was to an old SPD policy that was replaced in 2015. This morning Chief Kenneth Paulhus realized that I shared link from an outdated tab that he is now having removed from their site. He pointed me to the updated policy link on their homepage.
*By blog policy, the names of the accused were stripped out.