Officer canned after underage drinking photos

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A Mobile police officer was cut from the underage drinking task force after a candid party picture surfaced at the department showing her and two underage cadets drinking alcohol in a limousine.

Cpl. Allison Burroughs was the department's Underage Drinking Task Force liaison when the photograph was delivered to Police Chief Phillip Garrett in February.

One of the cadets had worked undercover for Burroughs, posing as a minor trying to buy alcohol at local businesses.

The Press-Register reports that Burrough was transfered to the motor pool and other disciplinary action is being considered.

Garrett said the cadets face suspension.

He said neither Burroughs nor the cadets denied drinking the night the photo was taken.

A message for Burroughs was not immediately returned Thursday.

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