Q: Am I going to get a probation violation for getting a drinking in public ticket?
A: It depends. What were the sentencing/probation terms? Certain jurisdictions have what some call "abstaining orders" where you can be in violation for being in or near a liquor store or bar. Without more information, it is difficult to say.
A: Unlikely, as that is only an infraction and not a crime. However, abstention from alcohol (in public) may have been a condition of your original probation case so be careful.
A: It is unlikely that you are going to see this come up as a probation violation. However, there is a chance that it will rear its ugly head so you need to be on alert for any notification from the court asking you to appear on a violation.
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