PRESS RELEASE From: Police Department Contact: Public Information Officer, Lt. Malcolm Dupre Date: August 27, 2004
City of Thibodaux 1309 Canal Blvd. Thibodaux, LA 70301 985-446-7214
2nd Operation Targeting Under-aged Drinking
The Thibodaux Police Department, in a second operationtargeting under-aged drinking in the City, was out in the downtown area lastnight.Officers, again in bothplain clothes and uniform, made a total of fifty-three arrests or issuedmisdemeanor summonses in an approximate four-hour period.The following is a summary of summonses or arrests during this operation:
35 - Possession of alcohol by person under twenty-one yearsold 9 - open container violations 1 – Urinating in public 1 – Possession of marijuana 2 – Purchases of alcohol on behalf of persons under twenty-one 3 – Disturbing the peace by fighting 1 – resisting arrest 1 – warrant arrest (traffic violation)
The Police Department announces that these operationstargeting under-aged drinking, open container law violations, urinating inpublic, and other associated crimes, in various areas of the City of Thibodaux,will continue on undisclosed dates, times and locations.