Gainesville Police Try To Crack Down On Underage Alcohol Sales
Over the weekend, Gainesville Police officers, along with representatives from the state's Alcohol, Beverage, and Tobacco office performed an undercover operation that resulted in the arrest of 21 people who were caught selling alcohol to minors.
Police say they sent in undercover minors to gas stations, bars, restaurants, and grocery stores to see who was checking IDs and who wasn't.
One of the 21 businesses that was cited was a liquor store that was charged with the same crime less than a year ago, and they may now lose their liqour license for 30 days and may have to pay a 3,000 dollar fine.
In addition to busting businesses for selling alcohol to minors, the police also arrested 14 minors for possession of alcohol.
By David Hamilton, WCJB TV 20 News
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