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Three Steuben County businesses busted for selling alcohol to minors

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - As a part of a sting operation, titled 'Operation Safe Sales', the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Steuben Prevention Coalition Underage Drinking Task Force, Village of Bath Police Department, Village of Canisteo Police Department and the City of Corning Police Department conducted alcoholic beverage sales compliance checks on retail establishments in Steuben County.

'Operation Safe Sales' included checks of 34 retail establishments in Steuben County by undercover operatives under 21 years of age, supervised by Deputy Sheriffs and Police Officers from the City of Corning and Village of Bath.

Of the 34 checks, representatives of three establishments allegedly sold an alcoholic beverage to the operatives:

-Canisteo Acorn Market, 12 West Main Street, Canisteo New York

-7- Eleven at 40 Denison Parkway East, Corning New York

-7-Eleven at 26 Main Street, Arkport New York

Arrests in relation to the alleged underage sales are said to be forthcoming. 


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