Boston Police Issue License Premise Violations to Westin Copley Hotel
At about 12:12am on Saturday February 2, 2013 officers from District D-4 (Back Bay)
responded to a radio call for police assistance at 10 Huntington Avenue (Westin Copley Hotel).
Upon arrival officers observed numerous individuals leaving the 3rd floor ballroom, many of whom appeared extremely intoxicated due to alcohol consumption. When officers asked security outside the ballroom to shut the party down, security replied “No, they have 10 minutes left!” Officers observed several people later identified as Tufts University students passed out and throwing up in different rooms of the hotel. EMS treated and transported several students to local hospitals. An 18 year old female and 19 year old male were among the victims.
Officers issued licenses premises violations for the following offences: intoxicated patrons needing medical attention, under aged drinking, hotel security uncooperative, outside liquor brought onto license premise establishment and egress issues addressed with management.