Five businesses stung in alcohol sales check
Five businesses out of 28 checked earlier this month sold alcohol to a minor during a sting.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office regularly checks businesses with liquor licenses to determine if they’re being compliant with state law with reference to alcohol sales to minors.
According to Nevada law, it’s illegal to sell or furnish alcohol to a person under the age of 21 years, and it is a misdemeanor punishable up to six months and or a $1,000 fine. The business may face sanctions, including loss of its liquor license.
The following businesses successfully passed the alcohol compliance check.
Johnson Lane Store
Silver City RV Park
J M Mini Mart/Minden
7-11 on Kimmerling
Raley’s grocery store
Nevada Trading Company
7-11 on Riverview
Dollar General Store
Wal-Mart on Grant Ave
Topaz Lodge Chevron gas station
J M Market /Ranchos
Smith’s grocery store
The following businesses did not pass the compliance checks and citations were issued to the individual employees.
Wal-Mart north county
Lucky Discount Liquor