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'Nutcrackers' greet liquor store customers with message about drunken driving

Deseret News

Published: Wed, Dec. 18 11:02 p.m. MST

 Customers at the state liquor store in Bountiful are greeted Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, by 8-foot-tall nutcrackers with a message about driving drunk.

Customers at the state liquor store in Bountiful are greeted Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, by 8-foot-tall nutcrackers with a message about driving drunk.

(Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

BOUNTIFUL — A series of 8-foot tall police “nutcracker” statuettes greeted liquor store customers during the holiday season with an important message about drunk driving: “Officers are cracking down on drunk driving. Drive sober or get pulled over.”

The larger-than-life officers were on display at the Bountiful State Liquor Store

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1. lket
Bluffdale, UT,
Dec. 19, 2013

how silly they act like people that drink are little kids or something.

2. george of the jungle
goshen, UT,
Dec. 19, 2013

I bet that the nut crackers would of coasted a few thousand dollars each. My tax dollars at work.

3. Brave Sir Robin
San Diego, CA,
Dec. 20, 2013

@lket

Maybe that's because a certain percentage of people that drink act like little kids or something. Knowing you're impaired and therefore unable to do something like drive a car, yet attempting to do so anyway, sounds exactly like the kind of judgment little kids tend to exercise.