October 13, 2022

10/07/2022 - Underage Drinking Operation in Rockland County

10/07/2022 - Underage Drinking Operation in Rockland County
1 of 14 Licensees Make Sales to Underage Agents

The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) today announced the results of an underage sting operation conducted on October 7, 2022 in Rockland County.  SLA investigators, working with the Rockland County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and an underage agent, conducted an underage-drinking operation visiting fourteen licensed premises.  In total, the undercover agent was able to purchase alcohol at one of the fourteen businesses visited.

 

The business selling to a minor was:

 

  • Los Primos Grocery Store Corp.
    35 New Main St, Haverstraw

 

The businesses refusing to sell to a minor were:

 

  • Sufi Corp
    7 New Main St, Haverstraw
  • Fiesta mart & Deli Inc.
    36 Main St, Haverstraw
  • A&A Convenience Store Inc.
    118 Rt 9W, Haverstraw
  • NHR Fuel Inc.
    198 Rt 9W, Haverstraw
  • A&B Quick Stop Inc.
    16 Rt 9W, Haverstraw
  • Speedway LLC
    30 Rt 9W, West Haverstraw
  • T&B Enterprises of Rockland Inc.
    58 Railroad Ave, West Haverstraw
  • Railroad Avenue Deli & Grocery Inc.
    75 Railroad Ave, West Haverstraw
  • Paul & Savi of NY Inc.
    163 S. Liberty Dr, Stony Point
  • 7 Friends LLC
    104 W Main St, Stony Point
  • Hawthorne Gas & Mart Inc.
    81 S Liberty Dr, Stony Point
  • Liberty Beer Inc.
    33 N Liberty Dr, Stony Point
  • Minty’s Corp
    1 Stony Ridge Plaza, Stony Point

 

Licensees charged by the SLA with underage sales face civil penalties of up to $10,000 per violation, with fines starting from $2,500 to $4,000 for a first-time offense. Repeat offenders also face possible suspension, cancellations, or revocation of their licenses.  In addition, employees or licensees who sell to minors can be arrested and charged with a misdemeanor. Persons under the age of 21 found to be using fake IDs or false documents with the intent of purchasing alcohol can be arrested and have their license revoked for a minimum of 90 days or up to one year. Undercover agents work under the direct supervision of SLA Beverage Control Investigators.  

 

 

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