Couple fined for drinking beer on Coney Island boardwalk

(08/31/10) CONEY ISLAND - A couple was fined by police today for drinking on the Coney Island boardwalk.

Ron Bailey says he and his girlfriend were drinking beer on the boardwalk when they were stopped by officers. The NYPD says customers need to drink alcoholic beverages within several feet of businesses on the boardwalk. They also warn bars and restaurants to advise their customers of the law because failure to observe it could result in a ticket.

Bailey and his girlfriend each received summonses for $25.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 Brooklyn hit the streets to ask 1 Word on the Street: GPS devices
At least six people have been arrested and 2 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video
3 VIDEO: Brooklyn Botanic Garden to host annual Sakura Matsuri Festival
Sea Cliff's Troy Ramey was voted off 'The 4 Elisa's Entertainment for 4/26
News 12 Long Island has won the regional 5 News 12 Long Island wins regional Edward R. Murrow Award

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.