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200 cited for illegal beer sales in TN.

200 cited for illegal beer sales in TN

The Memphis, TN police department, after checking 324 locations, recently issued 200 citations for the sale of beer to minors, deputy chief Fred Warner said.

"Operation Underage" began in December and is continuing, Warner said.

Using vice squad officers and police service technicians under 21, the department checked convenience stores, drugstores, nightclubs, grocery stores and "mom-and-pop" stores, the deputy chief explained.

The citations issued require the business owners, as well as those who illegally sold the beer, to appear before the city's Alcohol Commission, which could in turn, suspend their licenses.

Warner explained the operation was begun in response to numerous complaints from parents that their children had been able to buy beer.
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Title Annotation:Tennessee
Publication:Modern Brewery Age
Date:Feb 19, 1990
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