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    There is nowhere to stay, no buses go there either. They're decked out on blow up swans, tucans and air beds.

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    Ok. I bit the bullet and rang...and asked them to just check on them and make sure they had a safe plan to go home. I was informed someone had already notified them and a car had gone out to check on them. So at least now I know they will get home safely.

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    That's great the police checked it out. A couple of weeks ago we were at the park with our kids when a car full of teenage boys drove up. They got out and proceeded to drink bottles and bottles of beer, would have been at least 4 or 5 each, threw the bottles everywhere leaving shards of glass all over the grass. I called the police since obviously they planned to drive home and they said there was nothing they could do, and I should call council about the glass. The boys then got back in their car and sped off recklessly and intoxicated. I was so disappointed in the police response. They could have at least checked it out. Those boys could have killed themselves or someone else on the road that day. I think you did the right thing by calling. DH told me I should stay out of it but I think it's important to be a proactive member of your community.

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    Parks in our area are all alcohol free zones. Maybe the police couldn't do anything if alcohol was allowed?
    I decided if it was my teenager out there I'd be happy the community was keeping an eye on them. I wouldn't have forgiven myself if something happened and I hadn't made the phone call. Hopefully this way the story becomes a 'remember when we got drunk at the lake and the police came to check on us' memory instead of a 'remember that time we all got drunk in the lake and one of us drowned' type of memories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alicia111 View Post
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    If they all drove, they are legal drinking age so technically not doing anything wrong.
    But isn't driving while drunk illegal regardless of your age?

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    I'm glad you rang.
    If no one was planning on driving then no harm done by the police checking in.
    Better than the alternative.

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    I would call cops definitely. I would hate to think "what if?"


 

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