Fake ID 101 Taskforce issues more than a dozen citations

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A fake ID wall at Cork & Barrel shows shows students the consequences of using a fake ID when trying to buy alcohol.

The Fake ID 101 Taskforce issued more than a dozen citations Thursday night during its fifth enforcement of the semester.

According to a press release, 27 licensed establishments were checked and 86 contacts were made, resulting in 16 criminal citations for 21 charges.

Possession of alcohol by a minor – 14
Possession or use of a fake or other’s ID or driver’s license – 6
Urinating in public – 1

The grant-funded taskforce consists of the Lawrence Police Department, KU Office of Public Safety, Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Control and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
Six ABC administrative citations were issued to licensed businesses for allowing minors to possess alcohol.

Cielito Lindo, 815 New Hampshire St. – 5 counts
Quinton’s Bar & Deli, 615 Massachusetts St. – 4 counts
Saints Pub & Patio, 2329 Iowa St. – 2 counts
Bullwinkle’s Bar, 1344 Tennessee St. – 1 count
Shots, 1008 Massachusetts St. – 1 count
The Jayhawk Cafe, 1340 Ohio St. – 1 count

  • Updated Dec. 2, 2012 at 9:05 pm