Source Investigation Toolkit

Appendices

  • What kind of alcoholic beverages were purchased, i.e. beer, wine, distilled spirits?
  • What brand of alcoholic beverage was served?
  • If a mixed drink or cocktail was served what was the name of the cocktail?
    • Ask if they know what ingredients go into making the cocktail.
  • How much was sold or served of each type of alcoholic beverage?
  • Who served the alcoholic beverages to the persons involved?
    • Bartender?
    • Waitress?
    • Can the witness identify or describe the server?
    • Was the person(s) involved known to the bartender or server?
  • How much was consumed by the persons involved?
  • How were the alcoholic beverages purchased?
    • Was a debit card or credit card used? (Do they have a copy of the transaction?)
    • Was a tab run? (Do they have a copy of the tab depicting the items ordered?)
    • Who paid for the purchase?
  • Was the person 21 years of age?
    • Was an ID used?
    • What kind of ID?
  • What was the demeanor of the purchaser?
    • Did they appear intoxicated?
    • How were the persons involved acting or engaging with others, e.g. were they loud, obnoxious, happy, sad, melancholy, sleepy?
    • What was their appearance like, e.g. did they have droopy eyes, disheveled clothes, slurred speech, unsteady gait or balance?
  • About what time did you leave the premises?
    • Where did you go?
  • Did you consume any more alcoholic beverages?
  • How was the person acting that was driving?
  • Do you know how much and what the driver consumed?

 

  • What kind of alcoholic beverages were purchased, i.e. beer, wine, distilled spirits?
  • What brand of alcoholic beverage was served?
  • If a mixed drink or cocktail was served what was the name of the cocktail?
    • Ask the bartender what ingredients go into making the cocktail.
  • How much was sold or served of each type of alcoholic beverage?
  • Who served the alcoholic beverages to the persons involved?
    • Bartender?
    • Waitress?
    • Can the witness identify or describe the server?
    • Was the person(s) involved known to the bartender or server?
  • How much was consumed by the persons involved?
  • How were the alcoholic beverages purchased?
    • Was a debit card or credit card used? (Do they have a copy of the transaction?)
    • Was a tab run? (Do they have a copy of the tab depicting the items ordered?)
    • Who paid for the purchase?
  • Was the person 21 years of age?
    • Was an ID used?
    • What kind of ID?
    • How old was the person depicted on the ID?
  • What was the demeanor of the purchaser?
    • Did they appear intoxicated?
    • How were the persons involved acting or engaging with others, e.g. were they loud, obnoxious, happy, sad, melancholy, sleepy?
    • What was their appearance like, e.g. did they have droopy eyes, disheveled clothes, slurred speech, unsteady gait or balance?
  • Is there a security surveillance system installed? (inspecting a retail premises)
  • Did you see them leave the premises?
    • How were they acting?
    • Did you see them drive off?
    • Who was driving?

 

  • What kind of alcoholic beverages were purchased, i.e. beer, wine, distilled spirits?
  • What brand of alcoholic beverage was sold?
  • How much was sold of each type of alcoholic beverage?
  • How were the alcoholic beverages purchased?
    • Was a credit card or debit card used? (Do they have a copy of the transaction?)
    • Who paid for the purchase?
    • Was the person 21 years of age?
    • Was an ID used?
    • What kind of ID?
    • How old was the person on the ID?
  • Why did they go to this particular store?
    • Have they purchased alcoholic beverages from this store before?
    • Does the seller of the alcoholic beverages know the purchaser?
    • How are they known?
  • What was the demeanor of the purchaser?
    • Did they appear intoxicated?
    • How were the persons involved acting or engaging with others, e.g. were they loud, obnoxious, happy, sad, melancholy, sleepy?
    • What was their appearance like, e.g. did they have droopy eyes, disheveled clothes, slurred speech, an unsteady gait, or balance?
  • What did they do when they came into the store?
  • Where did they go upon entering the store?

Additional questions for those individuals who were with the suspect
  • Where did you go to consume the alcoholic beverages, i.e. a parking lot, home, or park?
  • Who else was there?
  • Was this a party?
  • If it was a home party, where was the house?
  • Who was responsible for the party?
  • How did you find out about the party?
  • Are there any copies of the flyers advertising the party?
  • About what time did you leave the party? Did you leave with the suspect?
    • If yes, where did you go from there?
    • If no, did you see them drive away? Do you know where they were going?

 

  • What kind of alcoholic beverages were purchased, i.e. beer, wine, distilled spirits?
  • What brand of alcoholic beverage was sold?
  • How much was sold of each type of alcoholic beverage?
  • Who served the alcoholic beverages to the persons involved?
  • How were the alcoholic beverages purchased?
    • Was a credit card or debit card used? (Obtain a detailed printout of the credit card purchases.)
    • Who paid for the purchase?
    • Was the person 21 years of age?
    • Was an ID used?
    • What kind of ID?
    • How old was the person on the ID?
  • What was the demeanor of the purchaser?
    • Did they appear intoxicated?
    • How were the persons involved acting or engaging with others, e.g. were they loud, obnoxious, happy, sad, melancholy, sleepy?
    • What was their appearance like, e.g. did they have droopy eyes, disheveled clothes, slurred speech, an unsteady gait, or balance?
  • What did they do when they came into the store?
  • Where did they go upon entering the store?
  • Is there a security surveillance system installed?
  • Did you see them leave the premises?
  • How were they acting?
  • Did you see them drive off?
  • Who was driving?

 

Refer to the earlier section on data collection in the toolkit for definitions of all the data elements included in this spreadsheet. Agencies are encouraged to modify this spreadsheet to meet their agency needs.