Charlotte County, FL – June 19, 2023
Members of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Unit teamed up for an enforcement sweep targeting the sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors. The operation included compliance checks on 9 commercial establishments licensed to sell alcohol products throughout Charlotte County.
Of the 9 establishments, two were found in non-compliance for selling alcohol to a minor:
Stores in non-compliance:
5800 Duncan Rd.
2390 Duncan Rd.
Establishments checked that were in compliance:
3582 N. Access Rd.
2035 Beach Rd.
T and D Drive Thru
3318 N. Access Rd.
The King Of Vape
2231 Tamiami Tr.
3556 Tamiami Tr.
3666 N. Tamiami Tr.
4276 Tamiami Tr.
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) 639-2101 or submit a tip through our mobile app.