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Sting operation cites two Menlo Park clerks for selling alcohol to minors

A sting operation cited two clerks Sunday, March 28, for selling alcohol to minors in Menlo Park.

The citations were part of a minor decoy operation run by Menlo Park police and agents from the state Alcoholic Beverage Control. The operation involved young people under age 21 -- under the supervision of authorities -- attempting to purchase alcohol from 12 businesses in or near the city.

The two clerks cited face a minimum fine of $250 and/or 24 to 32 hours of community service for a first violation.

In addition, the state has the authority to take action against the business where alcohol was sold to a minor. That may include a fine, a suspension of the sales license or the loss of the license.

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Sting operation cites two Menlo Park clerks for selling alcohol to minors

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Uploaded: Mon, Mar 29, 2021, 10:27 am

A sting operation cited two clerks Sunday, March 28, for selling alcohol to minors in Menlo Park.

The citations were part of a minor decoy operation run by Menlo Park police and agents from the state Alcoholic Beverage Control. The operation involved young people under age 21 -- under the supervision of authorities -- attempting to purchase alcohol from 12 businesses in or near the city.

The two clerks cited face a minimum fine of $250 and/or 24 to 32 hours of community service for a first violation.

In addition, the state has the authority to take action against the business where alcohol was sold to a minor. That may include a fine, a suspension of the sales license or the loss of the license.

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Nobody Home
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Atherton: Lloyden Park
on Mar 29, 2021 at 12:27 pm
Nobody Home, Atherton: Lloyden Park
Registered user
on Mar 29, 2021 at 12:27 pm

And the name of the business is?


Steve_J
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another community
on Mar 29, 2021 at 12:39 pm
Steve_J, another community
Registered user
on Mar 29, 2021 at 12:39 pm

This article told us a lot! Names of the businesses??????????


pearl
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another community
on Mar 29, 2021 at 1:57 pm
pearl, another community
Registered user
on Mar 29, 2021 at 1:57 pm

Hey, Almanac Editors & Bay City News Service!!!

What are the NAMES of the BUSINESSES?????????????


RanchGal
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Atherton: West Atherton
on Mar 30, 2021 at 10:08 am
RanchGal, Atherton: West Atherton
Registered user
on Mar 30, 2021 at 10:08 am

El Cerrito Restaurant was one of them according to a diner there who saw it happen and was shocked and saddened.


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