TEMPE, AZ - Tempe police say more than 2,000 fake IDs were seized from underage people trying to get into liquor establishments in 2010.
According to a Tuesday news release, a total of 2,064 fictitious identifications were taken by the Tempe Police Department and the establishments within the Downtown District. That number was down slightly from 2,098 in 2009.
According to police, the top three locations in the area for seizing identifications in 2010 were the Mill Avenue Cue Club, Club Cherry/School of Rock and Zuma.
Officers found that Arizona was the state ID most commonly used fictitiously, followed by California and Texas.
The Tempe Police Department says it has provided continued training to the downtown-area liquor establishments in terms of what to look for and recent trends when it comes to spotting false identifications.
Tempe police say persons using a fake ID face arrest and a fine.
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