Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Overnight Alcohol Investigation

Overnight Alcohol Investigation

Boise August 10th, 2006- An overnight investigation conducted within the city found several local businesses willing to deliver alcohol to minors. The operation employed underage individuals who called local cab companies, pizza delivery companies, and other establishments to order various items including alcohol.

Several of the companies contacted delivered alcohol to the minors without asking for identification. The companies who where willing to deliver alcohol have been cited for delivering alcohol to minors. Other companies will be receiving alcohol beverage control violations for selling alcohol off premiss at a later time.

Officers hope that enforcement of the existing regulations regarding the delivery of alcohol to minors or off premiss will deter future violations.

Release Prepared by:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information