The University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.(Photo: Gary A. Vasquez, USA TODAY Sports)
(USA TODAY) -- Just
after the opening kickoff of the Arizona Cardinals' preseason game
against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, Cardinals season ticket holder
John Coulter wanted to take a picture. He says he asked his 15-year-old
son to hold his beer cup while he did so.
Seconds later, two
undercover officers with the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and
Control approached him. Coulter says they told him that what he did was
illegal and that he could be arrested for it. In the end, officers
escorted the father and son out of the University of Phoenix Stadium.
Officials say Coulter is lucky he was able to walk away from the situation.
alcohol to an underage person or an underage person in possession of
alcohol is a Class 1 misdemeanor." said Sgt. Wesley Kuhl of the Arizona
Department of Liquor License and Control. "The consequences could be up
to, and this is a maximum, of two years in jail, $2,500 fine and three