WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF BUYING ALCOHOL FOR A MINOR IN NEW JERSEY?
Purchasing alcohol for a minor carries serious consequences in New Jersey. Kids will sometimes hang around the outside of a liquor store asking adults to purchase them alcohol, or maybe they will get an older sibling to buy it for them. In both cases you could be facing serious penalties. Anyone who buys alcohol for a minor will be charged with a disorderly person offense and could be facing up to $500 in fines, suspension of your driver's license for 6 months and up to six months in jail.
WHAT TO EXPECT IF I GET CAUGHT USING A FAKE NEW JERSEY ID?
An underage person who possessing a fake ID with the intent to buy alcohol or tobacco can be facing the suspension of their driver's license, mandatory alcohol education or treatment plan and thousands in fines and legal fees. If you are partying at a local college town bar, the police are especially on the look-out for underage drinking and fake ids.