Contact Us

Georgia Police Shut Down Little Girls’ Lemonade Stand

Police in Midway, Georgia must be experiencing a criminal-drought if 14 year-old girls selling lemonade sets off their radar.

Lone LemonThere seems to be a trend developing over the last couple of years where selling lemonade on the corner of your own property is becoming a criminal offense.  It’s sad how many stories of this nature have cropped up over the past few years that detail cops shutting down lemonade stands because the kids didn’t have the proper permits, which, by the way, usually wind up costing more to buy than the kids would gather in a single afternoon.

The justification for this particular story is that the cops spotted the stand, probably on their way to the nearst Dunkin’ Donuts, as they drove by it and didn’t know “how the lemonade was made, who made it, or what was in it.”  Are you kidding me?!  If that’s the basis for all your investigations, then why aren’t you shutting down every kitchen in town?!  Better not get that coffee at Starbucks either, you don’t know if those are really coffee beans unless you head to Columbia, monitor workers who harvest them, inspect them as they ship, then put them in the grinder yourself upon arrival; it’s the only legit, sure-fire way to make sure that’s absolutely 100% without-a-doubt coffee you’re drinking.  Honestly, this is as bad, if not worse, than handing out tickets for jay-walking.  Casey Anthony may have gotten away with murder, but at least the rogue, lemonade-drug circuit run by a bunch of pre-pubescent teens is under control!

I wish I was joking about this epidemic, but I’m not and it enrages me every time I see a story like these.  Here are some links from just the past year from other poor kids who were shut down; some of them even involve raising the money for charity.  Hard to feel charitable after something like this:

San Francisco, California

Portland, Oregon

Bethesda, Maryland

More from Q103

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q103albany.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!