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Beverly mother gets jail for permitting teenage drinking

DA calls tough sentence a prom season warning

BEVERLY - In a strong message to adults tempted to host parties for underage drinkers, a Salem judge has sentenced a Beverly woman to six months in prison for permitting teenage drinking at her home two years ago.

It was believed to be the first time a person was sent to jail under the state’s social host law when a fatality was not involved.

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