August 8, 2019
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Albany, NY

State Liquor Authority Conducts Underage Drinking Operations in Orange And Ulster Counties

State Liquor Authority Conducts Underage Drinking Operations in Orange And Ulster Counties
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State Liquor Authority Conducts Underage Drinking Operations in Orange And Ulster Counties

SLA Continuing Efforts to Combat Underage Drinking

 

The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) today announced the results of an underage sting operation conducted on July 25, 2019 in Orange and Ulster counties.  SLA investigators, working with an underage agent, conducted an underage-drinking sting operation visiting twenty licensed premises.  In total, the undercover agent was able to purchase alcohol at twelve of the businesses visited.

 

The businesses selling to minors were:

 

Pamela’s Traveling Feast
1 Park Place, Newburgh

 

Quick Check

79 Matthews Street, Goshen

 

Beer World

39 Brookside Avenue, Chester  

 

A Plus Mini Market
68 Brookside Avenue, Chester

 

Fireside Bar and Restaurant

3 Mountain Avenue, Highland Falls

 

Benny Havens Pub and Restaurant

293 Main Street, Highland Falls

 

The Beacon Hotel

424 Main Street, Beacon 

 

Dairy Plus Express
152 North Street, Newburgh

 

Jaman Enterprises

5004 Route 9W, Newburgh

 

Harguru Nanak Petroleum

399 Greenwich Avenue, Goshen 

 

Discount Beverage Center  
1898 Route 9W, Milton

 

Bridge Snack Shop

5001 Route 9W, Newburgh

 

The businesses refusing to sell to minors were:

 

Beverage Plus 

151 Greenwich Avenue, Goshen

 

Shell Food Market

70 Brookside Avenue, Chester

 

9W Food Mart

431 Robinson Avenue, Newburgh

 

New Street Tavern   

14 New Street, Goshen

 

Chestnut Marts

75 Brookside Avenue, Chester

 

Lorgan’s Liquors

58 Brookside Avenue, Chester

 

Cumberland Farms 

168 Main Street, Chester

 

Goshen Oil and Convenience Store  

400 Greenwich Avenue, Goshen

 

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 $3,000 for a first-time offense. Repeat offenders also face possible suspension or revocation of their licenses.  In addition, employees or licensees who sell to minors can be arrested and charged with a misdemeanor.  Undercover decoys work under the direct supervision of SLA Beverage Control Investigators.    

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