Operations

Details Revealed In California Party Bus Bust

Posted on June 24, 2016

LARKSPUR, Calif. -- Details have been revealed regarding the bust of a party bus full of teens with booze, pot and pills in Larkspur earlier this week.

A 16-year-old Tiburon boy rented the party bus online and had a $900 cash payment that did not change hands before police arrived, authorities said.

All of the teens on the bus were handed over to their parents after police stopped it in Larkspur June 20 except for one 16-year-old girl who was charged with possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, and having a fake ID.

The driver, 63-year-old San Francisco resident James Franklin Greene, was charged June 22 with misdemeanor transporting a person under age 21 in a charter-party carrier containing alcoholic beverages, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, and carrying a switch blade knife in a motor vehicle.

CBS SF Bay Area article and video here

Related Topics: alcoholic beverages, California operators, criminal incidents, driver behavior, drugs, party buses, San Francisco operators, underage drinking

Comments ( 6 )
  • SunburyLimo

     | about 2 years ago

    I think one of the reasons why our insurance is so high is because they classify as soon as same category as taxi cab companies. We have every client sign a contract and the moment that something goes bad we have the ability to cancel the trip on the spot. The problem that I have is with a gangster limousine companies that don't run with proper insurance. The kid that book the limousine wasn't old enough to book a limousine at the age of 16 and should have had an adult do so the limousine operator dropped the ball on that point. There is so much competition in our industry these days that a lot of times we don't require a credit card for a deposit to make a booking. I don't take an issue what's a limousine operator it was the kid that lied and the kid that broke the law by having the drugs with him but the moment that the operator or the show for realized that there were drugs and drinking involved he should have cancelled the trip immediately and if there would have been no confrontation he should have called the police.

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