5 out of 25 Lafayette stores caught selling alcohol to underage buyers

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Lafayette, LA – On March 24, 2016, the Lafayette Police Department and the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control conducted an underage alcohol buy compliance operation. A total of 25 locations were checked during the operation using undercover persons under the age of 21 in an attempt to purchase alcohol beverages from businesses. Of the 25 locations, 5 were found to be in violation of selling to an underage person.

Locations that were in violation and cited for selling to an underage person:

1. Stop & Buy 908 Carmel Drive

2. Shop Rite 1110 N. University Avenue

3. Chevron 1808 W. Pinhook Road

4. Circle K 3400 W. Pinhook Road

5. Texaco 2727 W. Pinhook Road

Locations that were checked and were in compliance with no violations:

1. Shell 1400 W. Pinhook Road

2. Tobacco Plus 3044 W. Pinhook Road

3. Exxon 2728 W. Pinhook Road

4. Shell 3332 W. Pinhook Road

5. Chevron 2077 Verot School Road

6. Shop Rite 301 Verot School Road

7. Racetrac 5100 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy

8. Tammy’s Grocery 1301 Jefferson Street

9. Golden Sea 200 Louisiana Avenue

10. J & S Grocery 944 E. Simcoe Street

11. T & G Grocery 2321 E. Simcoe Street

12. Circle K 1111 Mudd Avenue

13. K & I Grocery 1215 Moss Street

14. USA Food Express 1600 Moss Street

15. Valero 3802 Moss Street

16. Texaco 120 E. Pont Des Mouton Road

17. Cracker Barrel 2103 NW Evangeline Thwy

18. Valero 1912 NE Evangeline Thwy

19. Shell 2004 NE Evangeline Thwy

20. Circle K 615 W. University Avenue

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