OCEAN CITY, Md. - Ocean City, Md., has changed the rules for carrying an open container of alcohol in public.
The Baltimore Sun reported the town council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that changes the punishment for having an open alcohol container in public from a municipal infraction to a misdemeanor offense.
The new ordinance took effect immediately, giving police officers the ability, but not the mandate, to arrest people drinking outside.
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