A Darien mother was arrested after she held a birthday party that included cases of beer and other alcoholic beverages for her son, who was under 21 years old, and his underage friends, police said. The woman, who had taken the car keys from attendees and told them they would have to get rides back home, said their parents knew about alcohol being served, according to police. When police questioned parents, they all denied they knew about the alcohol. Darien police described what happened in this announcement, including accusations not proven in court (quotes below are from the announcement):
At 10:37 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 29, police received a tip that there was under-age drinking at 237 Noroton Ave.