Fake ID and Underage Drinking Crackdown

New York State takes violations involving alcohol very seriously. This week, New York State announced that there will be a major crackdown this┬ásummer regarding fake ID’s and underage drinking throughout the summer concert season in the state. The Department of Motor Vehicles will be working alongside the State Liquor Authority, State Park Police, and local […]

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Juvenile Crimes in New York

Children who are between the ages of 7 and 16 are considered juveniles in the eyes of New York State. When a juvenile commits a crime, they will have to go through a legal process in order to determine the punishment they should face. However, the process for juvenile┬ácrimes is much different than when an […]

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Field Sobriety Tests in New York

New York State takes driving under the influence of alcohol very seriously. Despite the fact that it is well known that drunk driving is very dangerous for the driver and others on the road, these acts still occur regularly. When a law enforcement officer pulls someone over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, they will […]

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Rockland County Raises Smoking Age

This month, Rockland County announced that it has chosen to raise the age to purchase both cigarettes and e-cigarettes. Previously, consumers only had to be 18 years or older to buy these products, but as of July 2018, a consumer must be 21 years of age. There are several provisions of this new law that […]

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