Juvenile Unit Conducts Checks for Underage Alcohol Sales

Members of the Juvenile Unit teamed up on Saturday, October 26th, for an enforcement sweep targeting the sale of alcohol to minors. The operation included compliance checks on fourteen commercial establishments licensed to sell alcohol products throughout Charlotte County. All of the businesses checked were in compliance, properly requesting identification from the underage person.

Establishments checked that were in compliance:

7-11 – 6117 Duncan Road
Winn Dixie – 27680 Bermont Road
Liquor Store – 27680 Bermont Road #2
Dollar General – 5150 Duncan Road
USA Grocery – 2390 Duncan Road
Dollar General – 255 Duncan Road
Circle K – 5169 Duncan Road
Race Way – 6077 Duncan Road
Circle K – 6117 Duncan Road
Harbour Heights Foodmart – 3113 Broad Point
The Corner Store – 2001 Rio De Janeiro Ave #A
Family Dollar – 25365 Rampart Blvd
Winn Dixie – 2000 Kings Highway

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.

Report violations to the Sheriff’s Office at (941) 639-0013 or submit a tip through our mobile app.

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