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ABCC, MIT Police cooperate to stop keg delivery at frat to under-21 student

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Inspectors of the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission and the MIT Police cooperated Friday in stopping a keg delivery to an under-21 student at an MIT fraternity, MIT Police reported.

At about 3:30 pm, MIT Police responded after a call from the Zeta Psi fraternity, located at 233 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. ABCC had followed a Blanchard's Liquor truck which stopped at the fraternity and was in the process of delivering a keg of beer, and picking up seven empty kegs, ABCC reported to MIT Police. MIT Police were asked by ABCC to hold the evidence, MIT Police Chief Anne Glavin reported.

The ABCC said they will bring a complaint of fake identification and underage purchase of alcohol against one student, and will bring complaints of underage possession against three students.

Using fake identification to buy alcohol is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $200 and/or three months in prison. Underage purchase of alcohol carries up to a $300 fine. Underage possession of alcohol is punishable by a fine of up to $50 on first offense and $150 on subsequent offenses.

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