5 Longview retailers sold alcohol to minors during police sting

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 1:10pm

LONGVIEW — On Friday, June 9, 2012 the Longview Police Department, partnering with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) and Longview Partners in Prevention (PIP), conducted off‐premise minor stings at area retailers to validate compliance with Texas law prohibiting the sale of alcohol to minors.
 

31 different alcohol retailers were checked by the undercover teams. Of those 31 retailers, five of them sold alcohol to the undercover minors. The locations that sold to minors were:

3305 S. Eastman Road – Food Fast # 77
514 S. Eastman Road – Easy Access
1001 Young Street – Cowboy’s # 13
1910 Judson Road – E – Z Mart Store # 443
3122 Estes Parkway – Brianna’s Stop n Shop
At these locations the individuals that sold alcohol to the undercover minor were listed in offense reports for “making alcohol available to a minor”.

This offense is a class “A” misdemeanor and the reports will be filed with the Gregg County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution. In addition, the TABC issued administrative citation(s) to each business.

 

The businesses that did not sell alcohol to minors were:

100 S Access Road Food Fast # 7
4006 Estes Parkway Wal‐Mart # 3828
1123 W Cotton Street Anita Food & Fuel
4108 W Loop 281 #101 Kyle's Kwik Stop # 3
3607 S Eastman Road DC Shamrock
1470 W. Marshall Avenue Gateway Flu Thru Beer
1516 W Fairmont Street Zippy J's No. 4
700 Gilmer Road E ‐ Z Mart # 260
128 W Marshall Avenue Rudy's # 16
1708 Judson Road Skinner's Grocery & Market
880 E Loop 281 Big Papa's
1306 S Green Street New Way Food Store
1800 S High Street Super 1 Foods # 632
1929 E Marshall Avenue Tiger Mart of Longview
701 S Eastman Road Kwick Food Mart
1217 E Marshall Avenue Super 1 Foods # 612
1316 Alpine Food Fast # 18
2001 N Eastman Road Zippy J's No. 5
2851 N Eastman Road Food Fast # 24
1917 Judson Road Road Runner Superette # 2
601 S Mobberly Avenue Cowboy's
451 S High Street Gill Food Mart
2401 HG Mosley Parkway Lone Star # 3
119 W Marshall Avenue E.T.B. Inc (CVS #06851)
701 W Marshall Avenue Kroger # 959
1721 Hwy 31 South Fast Fuels # 2 / Smart Mart

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