Las Vegas officials are hoping that people will eventually understand the laws governing the consumption of liquor and beer on Fremont Street. Police have stepped up issuing citations punishable by $200 fines to those people carrying open containers, bottles or cans of beer or mixed drinks.
It should be known that bars and taverns cannot allow drinks to leave their premises. Packaged alcohol products likewise cannot be opened and consumed on the street. The rules for alcohol purchased from certain locations of the downtown area appear to be different according to local public officials. At least for now, police are urging people to keep the drinks off the streets.