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State to Crack Down on Underage Age Drinking at Mardi Gras

Posted on Feb 7, 2011 in DUI/DWI, Local Issues

NOLA.com reported today that Troy Hebert, the newly appointed head of the state Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control has announced plans to crack down on underage drinking during Mardi Gras this year. [caption id="attachment_1651" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Photo Courtesy of Nola.com"][/caption] The new plan involves, among other things, meeting with local bar owners (especially those located near parade routes) to gain suggestions as to how to minimize the amount of underage drinkers present in their establishments. The office is expected to double the amount of agents from last year stationed along parade routes monitoring potential underage drinkers. For more on this story, visit NOLA.com If you or someone you know are arrested or cited for any sort of alcohol violation this Mardi Gras season, contact Bloom Legal 24/7 at 504-599-9997 to get us started on your case and fighting your charges right away.

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