I'm not sure you are using the term 'statute of limitations' correctly here. I believe you are saying the minor has been charged with possession of alcohol. If that is the case, there is no 'statute of limitations' to apply, it is a done deal. If you are asking how long it stays on their record, then it typically is there for life. You can apply to get it expunged, and typically offenses while a minor of this type are not overly critical in adult life, unless it is the start of a pattern of lawbreaking.
6 mos officers can't hold a misdemeanor charge over a youths head forever.
Is possession of alcohol considered a felony or misdemeanor?
No it is a misdemeanor in the state of Mississippi.
They are both misdemeanor offenses.
is there a fine to pay after attending court for contributing alcohol to a minor
Underage drinking or having possession of alcohol is a misdemeanor as long as you are convicted and proven guilty
In TX, the statute of limitations for all misdemeanors is two years. In TX, furnishing alcohol to a minor is a Class A misdemeanor.
In the State of Rhode Island, a minor in possession of alcohol is guilty of a misdemeanor. The penalty is a fine and possible jail time.
The Michigan statute of limitations for a criminal charge of a minor in possession of alcohol is limited to the minor becoming 18 years old. Once the minor becomes an adult the charge will no longer be valid.
You are legal to possess alcohol if you are over 21. If you are having legal issues you should consult a lawyer.AnswerIf it is a beach where alcohol is prohibited, you may be charged with a misdemeanor for possessing it there, even if you are of age.