Deputies: Clerks at seven Putnam County businesses sold alcohol to underage person

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office says seven out of 20 establishments sold alcohol to an underage person Thursday during a compliance check. (MGN Online)

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said seven out of 20 establishments sold alcohol to an underage person Thursday during a compliance check.

Citations were issued to sales clerks at the non-compliant establishments, but the businesses were not cited as the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration declined to participate, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. The compliance check was conducted Thursday and was funded by the Governor's Highway Safety Program.

The sheriff’s office said establishments in non-compliance were:

Sheetz # 517, 1457 Charleston Road, Poca

Rock Branch Exxon, 1370 Charleston Road, Poca,

Eleanor Exxon, 903 Roosevelt Blvd., Eleanor

GoMart #80, 4160 State Route 34, Hurricane

GoMart #25, 415 Hurricane Creek Road, Hurricane

Smoker Friendly #42, 3524 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane

Sheetz #467, 3805 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane

Establishments in compliance were:

Speedway # 9233, 4010 First Ave., Nitro

7-Eleven, Route 817 and Route 33

Pilot Truck Stop, 4304 First Ave., Nitro

Poca One Stop, 184 Main St., Poca

Piggly Wiggly 101 Roosevelt Blvd., Eleanor

Tiger Mart, 4200 West Virginia 62, Buffalo

Stoke’s Grocery 2705 Main St., Buffalo

BP, 4220 State Route 34, Hurricane

GoMart Truck Stop 4230 State Route 34, Teays

CVS Pharmacy, 3764 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane

Speedway, 3796 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane

Sheetz, 104 State Route 19, Hurricane

Little General, 4044 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off

Trending