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[November 13, 2012]
Two locations busted for sales to minors
Nov 13, 2012 (The Telegraph - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Two area Casey's General Store locations and their employees were cited in recent days for selling alcohol to minors.
Illinois State Police Zone 6 officers conducted Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement surveillance at various establishments on the evening of Friday, Nov. 9. Targeted were businesses selling to people younger than 21.
A total of 26 locations were surveyed in Alton, Bethalto, Cottage Hills, Wood River, East Alton and Hartford.
Of those, the Casey's stores at 2517 Washington Ave., Alton, and 331 E. Edwardsville Road in Wood River were cited for alleged illegal sales. Store employees Nathan K. Shawback and Jeffrey L. Trimm were arrested for unlawful delivery of alcoholic liquor to a minor, a Class A misdemeanor, police said.
They were released pending a notice to appear in court.
The project was funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.
The police also listed the stores that did not sell to a minor, after asking for identification: - Schmidt's Broadway Package Liquor, 2775 E. Broadway, Alton - Casey's General Store, 2530 E. Broadway, Alton - BP Mart, 1630 E. Broadway, Alton - Walgreens, 1650 W. Washington Ave., Alton - QuikTrip, 605 W. Bethalto Drive, Bethalto - Walgreens, 172 E. McArthur, Bethalto - ZX Citgo, 515 N. Bellwood Road, Bethalto - Phillips 66, 13 S. Stanley Road., Cottage Hills - BP, 4200 College Ave., Alton - Quik Stop, 2605 College Ave., Alton - Jim's Corner 66, 2501 College Ave., Alton - Hit N Run Food Store, 1818 Washington Ave., Alton - CVS, 2422 College Ave., Alton - Shop 'n Save, 1900 E. Edwardsville Road, Wood River - Phillips 66, 980 E. Ferguson Ave., Wood River - Walgreens, 1122 Vaughn Road, Wood River - Corral Liquor, 965 E. Edwardsville Road, Wood River - ZX, 900 E. Edwardsville Road, Wood River - ZX, 831 N. Wood River Ave., Wood River - CVS, 1 E. Edwardsville Road, Wood River - Walgreens, 550 W. St. Louis Ave., East Alton - QuikTrip, 716 W. St. Louis Ave., East Alton - Casey's General Store, 900 Old St. Louis Road, Hartford - Road Ranger, 101 Piasa Lane, Hartford ___ (c)2012 The Telegraph (Alton, Ill.) Visit The Telegraph (Alton, Ill.) at www.thetelegraph.com Distributed by MCT Information Services
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