Scout Willis, Demi Moore's daughter, gets community service in underage drinking case
Scout Willis, the daughter of Demi Moore and ex-husband Bruce Willis, has avoided a jail sentence following her recent arrest for underage drinking in public and for showing a police officer a fake ID and has been ordered complete two days of community service as punishment instead.
Scout was on June 4 detained by a transit cop who spotted her in Union Square in New York City holding an open 8-ounce container of Pakistani beer. At the time, she was 20 years old and about six weeks shy of turning 21 - the legal minimum drinking age in the state. Her birthday was on July 20.
When the cop asked her about it, she showed a New York ID card that had the name Katherine Kelly printed on it. He continued asked questions and she then pulled out her real California ID, saying that the first one she displayed was given to her by a friend.
She was charged with two misdemeanors - a main charge of criminal impersonation in the second degree as well as a lesser charge of consumption of alcohol in public. A New York judge recently signed off on a deal worked out by her lawyer and prosecutors, which would see the case dismissed if Scout complete her community service by October 2, E! Online reported on Tuesday, July 31.
The location of where she is to serve her two days was not disclosed. Such deals, titled adjournments in contemplation of dismissal, are often offered to defendants in first-time misdemeanor cases, according to the Associated Press.
Scout is a student at Brown University in Rhode Island. She is an editor at the school's alternative weekly newspaper The College Hill Independent. She is also a singer of the band Gus + Scout. In 2011, she released a YouTube video of a performance with stepfather Ashton Kutcher, who is currently separated from Moore.