Front Royal police were busy making under-age alcohol-possession arrests over the weekend.
The following press release was issued today by the police department:
POLICE CONTINUE TO MAKE SEVERAL UNDERAGE POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL ARRESTS
Front Royal Police made several arrests for underage possession of alcohol this past weekend. Front Royal Police Chief Richard H. Furr reminds everyone that, "possession of alcohol by anyone under the age of 21 is a Class 1 misdemeanor and carries substantial penalties, including fines and/or loss of license, upon conviction (Va. Code 4.1-305)."
Police were called to a disturbance in the 700 Block of West 15th Street at approximately 3:30 am Sunday morning. Police arrested 20 year old Megan L. Jones of Pocahontas Road, Front Royal and charged her with being Drunk In Public and Underage Possession of Alcohol. Police also arrested 29 year old Matthew W. Booth and charged him with being Drunk In Public. Jones and Booth will both appear in the Warren County General District Court on August 3.
Police stopped a vehicle, driven by 19 year old Ariel D. Berry of Commonwealth Drive, Front Royal, for a traffic violation at approximately 4:28 am Sunday morning. Berry was charged with driving on a suspended license. All three of her passengers were charged with Underage Possession of Alcohol. They were identified as 20 year old Autumn Weaver of Summit Point Drive, Front Royal; 19 year old Jeffrey Washbourne of Sassy Lane, Front Royal; and 20 year old David Summers of Chestnut Hills Drive, Front Royal. All four will appear in the Warren County General District Court on August 31.
Police were called to a report of two subjects having an argument in the 600 block of North Royal Avenue at approximately 10:08 pm Sunday evening. Police found a 16 year old male and a 14 year old female matching the descriptions given by the caller. Police charged both juveniles with being Drunk In Public and Underage Possession of Alcohol and released them to their parents. Both juveniles will appear in the Warren County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court on September 9.