NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Henry Reyes
Police Chief
(256) 427-7001
Wendell Johnson
Public Safety Media Administrator
(256) 427-7043
   
Special Operations
(256) 427-7157
North Precinct
(256) 746-4111
West Precinct 
(256) 427-5461
South Precinct
(256) 213-4503

                       

 

Huntsville Police Department - No Underage Drinking at
 Big Spring Jam XVI September 26-28

 

Huntsville, Alabama (September 24, 2008) Huntsville’s largest annual outdoor music festival begins this weekend and the Huntsville Police Department is preparing for all the festivities. Because alcohol will be sold during the three day festival, multiple agencies are preparing to crack down on any underage drinking and/or purchasing of alcohol.

 

The Huntsville Police Department will be monitoring sales of alcoholic beverages throughout the event. HPD officers will have uniform and plain clothes STAC agents inside of the event and Alabama State A.B.C. Officers will be on-hand throughout the event in plain clothes to monitor alcohol sales and underage drinking. All state and local laws will be enforced with special attention to the illegal sales and use of alcohol by minors. All event attendees will be identified and verified to be at least twenty-one years of age in order to purchase an alcoholic beverage. Additionally, packages and purses may be checked at entrance gates to prohibit the entrance of any outside alcoholic beverage to the event.