Town of Randolph, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Randolph 4-18-1995 ATM by Art. 8, approved 10-27-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall drink any alcoholic beverages, as defined in MGL c. 138, § 1, while on, in or upon any public way or any way in which the public has a right of access, any place to which members of the public have access as invitees or licensees, any park or playground or any private land or place without consent of the owner or person in control thereof.
Possession of an open can, bottle or other container which, upon analysis by a member of the Police Department, is determined to contain an alcoholic beverage, as defined in MGL c. 138, § 1, shall be prima facie evidence of drinking said alcoholic beverage.
A police officer may, without a warrant, arrest anyone who violates this chapter.
All alcoholic beverages being used in violation of this chapter shall be seized and safely held until adjudication of the charge against the person or persons arrested or summoned before the court, at which time they shall be returned to the person entitled to lawful possession.
Violation of this chapter will result in a fine in accordance with the fine schedule, for the offender.[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 301, Fines.