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4 Businesses Cited For Alcohol Sales To Underage Customers In Clarkstown

26 businesses abided by the law when they were checked in undercover operation.

An undercover operation to check whether local stores were selling alcohol to underage customers found that 26 out of 30 businesses visited were abiding by the law, according to .

Employees at four businesses were charged with first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child, a misdemeanor, and released pending July hearings in Clarkstown Town Court in New City.

The investigation during June included the Clarkstown Police SMART Sales Unit,  in conjunction with officers of the Rockland County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. They used underage undercover agents to check local business compliance.

Four businesses were cited for selling alcohol to minors:

- Nyack Food Mart, Central Nyack

- Mobil Mart, Nanuet

- Stop & Shop, Nanuet

- Gulf Express, Nanuet.  

The stores found to be in compliance are: DB Mart, Congers Spirits, Congers Little Food Mart, Route 303 Auto Service, and Titanic Deli in Congers; A&P, Spirit Town, Rite Aid, Shell Mart, ATS Grocery, United Food, Downtown Liquors and Lucky Convenient in Valley Cottage; Citgo Mart in Upper Nyack; Shell Mart in Central Nyack; Stop & Shop, Rite Liquors, Shoprite, and Mobil on the Run in West Nyack;  Route 304 Liquors in New City; Food Mart USA in Bardonia; Pathmark, Buy Wise Liquors, Nanuet Minimart, Getty Mart, and Citgo Mart in Nanuet. 

The SMART Sales Unit conducts monthly enforcement compliance checks of local licensed retailers of alcohol products.

Tony T June 26, 2012 at 01:52 AM
Under your theory the media could not publish a story on anyone who was arrested until conviction. First, once arrested all information is public record and can be sealed after aquittal and second, without stories on arrests until convicted your daily newspaper would be pretty thin.
Joe Public June 26, 2012 at 03:19 AM
1 million? seriously guy?
Clarkstown life June 26, 2012 at 03:28 AM
Leon.......you are ridiculous
JP July 10, 2012 at 03:42 AM
If we could only put this type of effort into knocking out all the drug dealing going on now in Rockland. Might make more sense. Seriously, do any of you out there know any 20 year old who has not ever drank a beer? Thats not the big crime; the drug dealing is!
Tony T July 10, 2012 at 10:06 AM
Where have you been? Last week the Joint Task force arrested 40 drug delaers in Rockland county!

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