(Englewood) – Members of the Juvenile Unit teamed up November 22nd for an enforcement sweep targeting the sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors. The operation included compliance checks on 10 commercial establishments licensed to sell alcohol and tobacco products. All of the ten establishments checked were in compliance.
Commercial establishments that were checked and DID NOT sell alcohol or tobacco to a minor:
Circle K 2035 N. Beach Road Sunoco 1680 S. McCall Road
Beach Liquor 1600 S. McCall Road Wine & Spirits 4100 S. McCall Road
CVS Pharmacy 1760 S. McCall Road Winn Dixie 4100 S. McCall Road
Publix 1500 Placida Mobile 13423 S. McCall Road
Publix Liquor 1500 Placida Superday Express 1595 S. McCall Road
The goal of this enforcement is to curb the illegal sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors, and encourage proper checks of identification. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office will continue to work constructively with retail establishments where violations occur to ensure that employees are educated regarding Florida law. Sheriff Bill Prummell urges all individuals to report the illegal sale of alcohol and tobacco to law enforcement.
Violations can be reported to the Sheriff’s Office at (941) 639-2101.