Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Police Department Conducts Alcohol Compliance Check

On September 15, 2009, at 7:00 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department’s Youth Services Section conducted an undercover alcohol compliance check. The operation targeted convenience stores within the city limits of Lafayette that sold alcohol to those persons underage. During the course of the operation a total of 34 stores were checked for compliance. Of those stores checked, 11 of the stores were cited for selling alcohol to underage buyers. The following is a list of stores that were found to be in violation:

  1. Shoprite - 301 Verot School Rd
  2. Earl's - 501 Verot School Rd
  3. Chevron - 5051 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
  4. Shell - 3755 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
  5. Circle K - 3806 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
  6. M & M Shop - 5540 Johnston Street
  7. Kwik Stop - 200 Louisiana Avenue
  8. Tha Spot - 2321 E. Simcoe Street
  9. Food Express - 1317 West Pinhook Road
  10. Texaco Food Mart - 1332 SW Evangeline Thruway
  11. Texaco - 120 E. Pont de Mouton

A total of 14 summonses were issued to store clerks at the aforementioned locations. The Lafayette Police Department encourages all citizens to report underage sales by contacting the Lafayette Police Department or the Youth Services Section at 291-8600.

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