Del. town sets drinking curfew to stem crime

    The Delaware town of Selbyville has set a new drinking curfew in an effort to stem crime.

    The town council has unanimously approved an ordinance that prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages after 11:30 p.m. and consumption after midnight.

    Town officials say this ordinance is meant to help police by limiting late night problems, such as a stabbing last month at bar on U.S. Route 113.

     

    The ordinance also provides definitions for a nightclub, bar, cocktail lounge and restaurant.

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