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December 28, 2012
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Large majority of Douglas alcohol purveyors refused to sell to minors

Only three of 28 Douglas County businesses checked in an alcohol sting conducted 5-9 p.m. Thursday were cited for selling alcohol to minors.Douglas County Sgt. Pat Brooks said 25 businesses refused to sell alcohol to one of three 14-year-olds packing a fake identification.“The juveniles, each of whom were 14 years of age, would enter a business establishment and attempt to purchase alcohol, with money provided to them by a deputy,” Brooks said. “If the clerk verbally asked the juvenile their age, the juvenile was directed to answer 21.”If asked for identification, the teenager would show the fake ID and say …

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The Record Courier Updated Dec 28, 2012 08:56PM Published Dec 28, 2012 08:55PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.