October 28, 2022

10/24/2022 - Underage Drinking Operation in Genesee and Livingston Counties

10/24/2022 - Underage Drinking Operation in Genesee and Livingston Counties
2 of 16 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 24, 2022 in Genesee and Livingston Counties.  SLA investigators conducted an underage-drinking operation visiting sixteen licensed premises.  In total, the undercover agent was able to purchase alcohol at two of the sixteen businesses visited.

 

The businesses alleged to have sold to a minor were:

 

  • Pemm LLC (d/b/a: Quicklee’s)
    1655 Lakeville Rd, Avon
  • Pemm LLC (d/b/a: Quicklee’s)
    265 E. Main St, Avon

 

The businesses refusing to sell to a minor were:

 

  • Mithcell E Bryan (d/b/a: Shell’s Post)
    6173 Main Rd, Stafford
  • Tops Markets LLC (d/b/a: Tops #246)
    128 W. Main St, Leroy
  • Leroy Discount Inc. (d/b/a: Leroy Discount Liquor & Wine)
    128 W. Main St Unit #2, Leroy
  • Reid Stores Inc. (d/b/a: Crosby’s)
    110 W. Main St, Leroy
  • Leroy Foods Inc. (d/b/a: Leroy Save A Lot)
    15 W. Main St, Leroy
  • Walgreen Eastern Co. Inc. (d/b/a: Walgreens)
    8 W. Main St, Leroy
  • Mill Street Wine & Liquor LLC
    9½ Mill St, Leroy
  • Caledonia Marketplace Inc.
    3136 Main St, Caledonia
  • 7 Eleven Inc. (d/b/a Sunoco A Plus #40174H)
    283 North St, Caledonia
  • Reid Stores Inc. (d/b/a: Crosby’s)
    3018 W. Main St, Caledonia
  • MK Business Group LLC (d/b/a: Caledonia Wine & Spirits)
    3180 State St, Caledonia
  • Tops Markets LLC (d/b/a: Tops #431)
    600 Dream Valley Blvd, Avon
  • CVS Albany LLC (d/b/a: CVS/Pharmacy #0232)
    277 E. Main St, Avon
  • Avon Market Inc. (d/b/a: Avon Market)
    11 E. Main St, Avon

 

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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