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One Longview retailer sells alcohol to minor during sting

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LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A Longview business was recently sited for selling alcohol to a minor.

On Tuesday, April 23, Longview Police Department along with Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Longview Partners in Prevention conducted off-premise minor stings at 15 area retailers to check for compliance with Texas law prohibiting the sale of alcohol to minor.

An employee at Big Papa's, located in the 800 block of East Loop 281, sold alcohol to an undercover minor. The individual that sold the alcohol is listed in an offense report for "making alcohol available to a minor". This offense is a class "A" misdemeanor and the report will be filed with the Gregg County District Attorney's Office for prosecution. TABC also issued an administrative citation to the business.

The 14 other businesses that did not sell alcohol to minors were:

1. Rudy's at 128 W. Marshall Ave.

2. Gateway Fly Thru Beer at 1470 W. Marshall Ave.

3. Longview Bingo Center at 4208 Loop 281 West

4. Rudy's at 3620 Estes Parkway

5. Food Fast at 100 S. Access Rd.

6. Food Fast at 3305 S. Eastman Road

7. Cowboy's Stop at 1001 Young Street

8. Walgreens at 511 E. Marshall Ave.

9. Road Runner Superette at 1917 Judson Road

10. Rudy's at 1026 McCann Road

11. Food Fast at 1101 McCann Road

12. E-Z Mart Store at 700 Gilmer Road

13. Lone Star at 2401 H.G. Mosley Parkway

14. Texan Stop at 813 W. Marshall Ave.




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