10/04/2011 02:11 am ET Updated Nov 22, 2011

Minors In Possession: Facing The Consequences Of Underage Drinking

It was a Saturday night. Jessica Martin* and a few friends had received a call about a party. Her friends told her that the party was small, but it grew bigger as the night went on. As Martin walked down to the basement, there was a handle of McCormick’s vodka sitting on the bar counter and a case of beer hidden in a cabinet. The loud music coming from the basement could be easily heard from upstairs, which led to the arrival of the cops at the front door later.

Once there was mention of the cops, almost everyone ran and most got away except for Martin and her friend. They were both interrogated with the familiar question “have you been drinking tonight?” Martin quickly answered yes to the cop and was given a Minor in Possession (MIP).

Read more on Harbinger High School Online