GILFORD — A Police Department complaint filed against Dr. Brenda Stowe for allegedly facilitating an underage drinking party indicated she took the car keys away from all of the participants when they entered her home.
Stowe is charged with one count of knowingly facilitating an under age drinking party that was broken up by Gilford Police with some help from off-duty officers.
In part the recently filed complaint reads, "...Stowe did take key from the attendees during the gathering, labeled them with their names, and placed them in a bowl to prevent them from driving away from the party."
Police said 14 of the attendees were minors meaning they were between the ages of 17- and 21-years old and four of the attendees were juveniles meaning they were 17-years old or younger.
Police made arrangements for all of the youths to be released to an adult and Stowe was cited and released on personal recognizance bail.
Stowe is represented by Laconia attorney Matt Lahey and a trial date has been set for September 1 at 1 p.m. in the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division.
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