Sarah McKenzie

Booze busts: Police will crack down on bars that overserve


The Minneapolis Police Department's 1st Precinct is cracking down on Warehouse District bars that serve customers too much alcohol.

Earlier this month, Luther Krueger, a crime-prevention specialist with the 1st Precinct, which covers Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods, circulated a photo of a man passed out on the stoop of an unnamed Downtown bar with his head resting near a stack of newspapers -- and his open wallet in plain sight.

The photo was attached to an e-mail urging bars to guard against the problem.


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