Kentucky Tailgaters Being Watched by Alcohol Enforcers

August 30, 2013

Workers in one state office plan to go to as many tailgating events this fall as possible as college football season gets started, but they aren’t going for fun.

Alcoholic Beverage Control Enforcement Division investigators will be working to deter underage drinking, too much drinking and related problems.

The Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet says investigators will be in student sections and stadiums as well as campus perimeters to watch for sales to minors, adults providing for minors and used of fraudulent identification. Investigators have full police powers to enforce state laws.

Enforcement Director Mike Razor says underage alcohol consumption has gone up with the popularity of tailgating events.

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  • September 3, 2013 at 2:23 pm
    brokie says:
    I would think trained law enforcement professionals and sobriety checkpoints would discourage many from drinking and driving. Drunken driving is no joke. Zero tolerance. While... read more
  • September 3, 2013 at 12:50 pm
    jw says:
    BB, you do realize that the Kentucky ABC will be at ALL stadiums, not just UK's?
  • August 30, 2013 at 4:42 pm
    Which ones, brokie? says:
    Are they arresting just the obnoxious ones or should they just herd everyone leaving the stadium through a breathalizer booth?
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