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Tag Archives: Police

Party Crashing Cows Help Themselves To Beer

Party Crashing Cows Help Themselves To Beer

Several stray cows crashed a backyard party in Massachusetts, grabbing a few beers before police started chasing after them. “They enjoyed it, there’s no doubt about it,” said Lt. James Riter of the Boxford Police Department. “They went right for the beer and then when one was done, they’d knock another one over and take […]

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• Sad But True: Dad Booked For DUI En Route to Bailing Out Son for DUI

Sad But True: Dad Booked For DUI En Route to Bailing Out Son for DUI

Is this the greatest drunk driving episode ever to grace the pixels of this news blog, no mean holding pen for past booze and car related spectacles of epic stature? When the Society of Professional Journalists finally gets its act together and opens nominations for a Best DUI News Story category, this is a shoe […]

• Fake Chinese liquor makers go upmarket with improved packaging

Fake Chinese liquor makers go upmarket with improved packaging

Illegal producers of fake spirits in China have upgraded the quality of their counterfeits and used genuine packaging to make their products taste and look almost as good as the real thing, according to police in the city of Huaihua in south-central China’s Hunan province, who busted a criminal ring which formed a complete fake […]

• Man believes he’s in heaven after finding free beer truck

Man believes he’s in heaven after finding free beer truck

What does heaven look like? To a 46-year-old Deerfield man, it looks like a free beer truck. The man apparently stumbled across a refrigerated beer trailer Tuesday used by the Schwaben Verein German heritage club and Grove Banquets in Buffalo Grove. The trailer houses kegs connected to taps on the outside. Realizing he had nearly […]

• Ooops. Four Sonoma Valley wineries busted in decoy sting

Ooops. Four Sonoma Valley wineries busted in decoy sting

Tasting room employees at four Sonoma Valley wineries were cited on Saturday for serving alcohol to under-age decoys during a joint sting operation conducted by the Sonoma Police Department and the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control. Officers from both agencies conducted the operation at 10 Valley wineries over the course of four hours, using […]

Hmmm, Drinking & Firecrackers Advice From Philippine Nat'l Police

Firearms and Explosives Office (FEO) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) director Chief Superintendent Napoleon Estilles offers this advice: “Do not use firecrackers when under the influence of liquor or alcohol,” said Estilles, who pointed out that most of the individuals who suffered firecracker-related injuries were drunk and thus had poor reflexes. Estilles likewise said […]

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• Going to New Zealand? Visit Gisborne: A vine romance

Going to New Zealand? Visit Gisborne: A vine romance

Spring has sprung, the grass has ris, I wonder where the wine is? The answer to that is easy. Gisborne. This small city on the east coast is surrounded by some the country’s best wine country, yet it’s often overlooked by the scores of wine tourists in their frenzied search for Marlborough sav or Otago […]

• Man calls 911 for ride to liquor store…chutzpah or stupid? Oh, drunk!

Authorities in Florida arrested a 57-year-old man after he called 911 in hopes of hitching a ride to the liquor store. Police say George McMurrain actually called officers twice Saturday night to ask for a ride to buy alcohol. Read more for the full, fascinating transcript of his call…hic.