Ohio Investigators Urge Responsible Summer Concert Drinking

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio liquor violation investigators are reminding summer concert goers not to violate state alcohol laws.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Ohio Investigative Unit says adults should drink responsibly and not provide alcohol to anyone under 21 or anyone who is drunk.

Investigators also warn against underage drinking, and showing a fake ID.

Agents charged 118 people at a concert in Columbus last month and 133 people at a concert in Athens in April. Most charges involved underage drinking.

People convicted of providing or buying alcohol to people under 21 face up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine.

Under Ohio law, someone under 21 caught driving with a blood-alcohol content of just 0.02 percent can be arrested. The level for those over 21 is 0.08.