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Oak Forest Juvenile Stops Underage Drinking Before it Starts

Jose M. Perez, 51, of the 15800 block of Leclaire Avenue, was cited for allowing nearly 20 juveniles to drink at his Oak Forest home. The party was thwarted when a separate juvenile called police about the group throwing bottles.

An Oak Forest man faces an ordinance violation after almost allowing approximately 20 juveniles to have an alcohol-fueled party in his home's detached garage Jan. 18.

Jose M. Perez, 51, of the 15800 block of Leclaire Avenue, was cited by police for allowing underage drinking at this home. Police were called after a report, from another juvenile, of others throwing bottles out of the home's detached garage, according to the report.

At the home, police found approximately 20 juveniles in the garage, with alcohol also inside. Police performed portable breath tests on the juveniles, but all came back negative for alcohol, according to officers.

Perez told officers he wasn't aware of the severity of undersge drinking, and would not let it happen again. 

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luis perez January 26, 2013 at 01:04 AM
And my dad didn't even know we were drinking he was sleeping...
Bob Laird January 27, 2013 at 02:25 AM
luis, two things. one: don't use profanity on the posts (Lauren where were you?) two: the article said that all tests were negative for alcohol, now you say that you were drinking.??????????????????????????????
ray albieri February 08, 2013 at 10:42 PM
Luis, just so you and your friends know, the cops and politicians on your case also drank when they were "underage". It's completely normal. Now you'll have to drink out in the woods or in vacant lots. Or save your money and travel to a more civilized country. The US has the highest drinking age In the non-Muslim world.
Lauren Traut February 08, 2013 at 11:11 PM
Thanks for pointing it out, Bob. I missed the profanity. It has been addressed. Feel free to email me if it seems as though something as slipped by me. I try to be present in the comment thread as much as possible, but sometimes it's more difficult than others. Lauren Traut Associate Regional Editor
Lauren Traut February 08, 2013 at 11:12 PM
Luis, Your comment was deleted, as we do not allow profanity on the site. You're welcome to re-post the comment, without the profanity. Thank you. Lauren Traut, Associate Regional Editor

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