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Fair Fun While Staying Safe

Updated: Monday, June 23 2014, 04:12 PM CDT

The alcohol- related crash is a reminder of why it's so important to think before you drink.
           
The Sangamon County Sheriff's office is trying to get more people, especially minors, to do just that.  
      
This weekend, deputies at the county fair are cracking down on under-age drinking.         

They want to avoid the risks, both at the fair and on the drive home.
    
Expect to see them patrolling all over the fairgrounds.

 "One of the points we're trying to put out this year is we're going to be on the lookout for that and a lot of this is about certainly following the law, but it's also about making sure everybody enjoys the fair.

A lot of times the young people have a tendency to get into the fights and things like that and alcohol does nothing but fuel that.  So we're going to try and put a stop to that this year."

Undersheriff Jack Campbell says always be aware of your surroundings.
Stay in well lit areas of the fairgrounds. And if you plan to have drink, also plan to have a designated driver take you home.



Fair Fun While Staying Safe


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