Police: 2 charged with giving alcohol to minors

David Bruce (left) and Shannon Bruce (right). Photo credit: Suffolk Police Department

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Two parents gave alcohol to their child and her friends while a group stayed over Saturday night, according to police.

David and Shannon Bruce were arrested at their residence in the 300 block of Gauntlet Way Dec. 6 and charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of purchasing alcohol for unauthorized person.

A woman went to the Suffolk Police Department’s headquarters Monday alleging her teenage daughter was allowed to drink alcohol at a sleepover, according to the city’s media director Diana Klink.

David Bruce, 42, and Shannon Bruce, 40, were taken into custody Wednesday, officers said.

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