Girl, 12, in grog raid
A 12-YEAR-OLD girl was one of a number of under-age drinkers caught during a police blitz in Byron Bay over the weekend.
Police from the Tweed/Byron local area command conducted Operation Minus which targeted people buying alcohol for young%people and antisocial behaviour.
Police say they seized a quantity of alcohol and issued five infringements for supplying%alcohol to minors. The infringements incur a $550 penalty.
A number of people were referred to the Your Choice program and a licensed outlet%issued with a breach for supplying alcohol to%minors.
Other people were charged with drug%offences, street offences and drink driving. They will all appear in Byron Bay Local Court on September 21.
The 12-year-old's parents were also contacted by police.