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Iuka, Mississippi 38852

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03/18/2019

JOINT OPERATION CONDUCTS CHECKS ON LOCAL BUSINESSESS

 

JOINT OPERATION CONDUCTS CHECKS ON LOCAL BUSINESS

 

March 18, 2019

On Friday March 15, 2019, a joint investigation was conducted between the Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC), Iuka Police Department and the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office.  This investigation was done on businesses that are permitted to sell Beer and Liquor in Tishomingo County.    During the course of this investigation, eight businesses in total were checked using minor’s possession their Valid Mississippi Driver’s License, which showed their true age to be 17 years old.

The following is a list of the businesses checked and the results:

  1.      MARTYVILLE

      1379 MS-HWY 25

      TISHOMINGO, MS

      PASSED

 

  1.      EXXON

       1716 BATTLEGROUND DR

       IUKA, MS

      PASSED

 

  1.      SHELL

      1000 WEST QUITMAN ST

      IUKA, MS

      PASSED

 

  1.      VALERO-72 EXPRESS

       281 US-HWY 72

      BURNSVILLE, MS

      PASSED

 

  1.      OLD 25 WINE & SPIRTS

      1105 BATTLEGROUND DRIVE

      IUKA, MS

      FAILED

 

  1.      THE PACKAGE STORE

       279 D US-HWY 72

      BURNSVILLE, MS

      FAILED

 

  1.      ONE STOP MARATHON

      1005 WEST QUITMAN STREET

      IUKA, MS

      FAILED

 

  1.      BURNSVILLE FAST STOP

      246 US-HWY 72

     BURNSVILLE, MS

     FAILED

 


The persons who received citations will have a court date in the Tishomingo County Justice Court on MISDEMEANOR CHARGES and the businesses where the violations occurred could face administrative fines and suspensions of their permits.

 

Currently no state statue exists requiring businesses to check an ID. State statue does require that the persons purchasing alcoholic beverages or beer must be 21 and the only way to verify the age is by the clerks checking ID’s.

 

If you have information related to the sale of alcoholic beverages or beer to underage persons, please contact the Mississippi ABC or your local law enforcement agency.

 

 

Sheriff John Daugherty

 
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