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2 Longview retailers sell alcohol to minors during sting

Released by The Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW, TX - On Thursday, April 21, 2011 the Longview Police Department, partnering with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) and Longview Partners in Prevention, conducted off-premise and on-premise minor stings at area retailers to validate compliance with Texas law prohibiting the sale of alcohol to minors.

41 different alcohol retailers were checked by the undercover teams.  Of those 41 retailers, two of them sold alcohol to the undercover minors.  The locations that sold to minors were: Food Fast # 18 at 1316 Alpine Road and Cheddars Casual Cafe at 3074 N Eastman Rd. 

At these locations the individuals that sold alcohol to the undercover minor were listed in offense reports for "making alcohol available to a minor".  This offense is a class A misdemeanor and the reports will be filed with the Gregg County District Attorney's Office for prosecution.  In addition, the TABC issued administrative citations to each business.

The 39 locations that did not sell alcohol to the undercover minors are:

   

Street

Business Name

W. Marshall Avenue

Rudy's # 16

McCann Road

Food Fast # 22

Triple Creek Dr

Posados Café Longview

W. Marshall Avenue

Gateway Flu Thru Beer

Judson Road

Food Fast # 75

Judson Rd

GZ Social Club

Judson Road

E -Z Mart Store # 443

McCann Road

Rudy's # 19

Judson Rd

Pizza Hut Wing Street

W. Marshall Avenue

Kroger # 959

McCann Road

E - Z Mart # 437

Loop 281 West

Olive Garden Italian # 1332

W. Marshall Avenue

Don's

Loop 281 West

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar

E. Marshall

Food Fast # 72

Hwy 31 South

Smart Mart I

McCann Rd

Red Lobster # 0315

Estes Parkway

Rudy's # 15

Loop 281 East

Wing Stop

N. Eastman Road

Food Fast # 24

S. Mobberly Avenue

Cowboy's

N Eastman Road

Smashburger

Hwy 80 East

Tiger Mart of Longview

S. Eastman Road

Easy Access

S. Eastman Road

Food Fast # 77

S. Eastman Road

Rudy's # 17

S. Eastman Road

DC Shamrock

Young Street

Cowboy's # 13

S. Access Road

Food Fast # 7

S. Estes Parkway

E - Z Mart Store # 119

Gilmer Road

E - Z Mart # 260

Loop 281 East

Texas Roadhouse

S High Street

E - Z Mart # 441

E. Harrison Rd

Kyles Kwik Stop # 3

Loop 281 West

Casa Ole Mexican Restaurant

HG Mosley Parkway

Lone Star # 3

S. Green

New Way Food Store

Loop 281

Wingstop

N Eastman Road

The Jalapeno Tree

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