Criminal Law

Parents Charged Over Teen Party Causing Entire School Going Remote

Two Massachusetts parents and their teenage child are facing criminal charges in connection to a party that sparked coronavirus concerns and led the town’s entire high school to delay in-person learning.

The parents and teen in Sudbury, Massachusetts, were charged with violating the state’s social host law, the Sudbury police chief, Scott Nix, told NBC News on Tuesday morning. Under the law, “whoever furnishes alcohol” to underage drinkers faces a fine of up to $2,000, imprisonment for up to a year, or both.

The adults were charged with the misdemeanor in Framingham District Court and their child in Framingham Juvenile Court, the chief said.

Read the source article at NBC News


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