Alcohol compliance check finds seven violations
WINFIELD -- Seven establishments in Putnam County sold alcohol to an underage person during alcohol compliance checks last month, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department.
The compliance checks were conducted March 22 at 30 convenience stores and beer taverns throughout the county by the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and the sheriff's department.
Putnam County deputy sheriffs issued citations to all seven salesclerks and bartenders who sold alcohol to the underage operative. Sheriff Steve Deweese was also present during compliance checks.
Establishments found to be in noncompliance:
Winfield Quick stop, 3502A Winfield Road, Winfield.
Dollar General Store No. 6080, 3274 Winfield Road, Winfield.
George's Inn, 324 Cross Lanes Drive, Nitro.
Prima 7-11 No. 5428, 707 Winfield Road, St. Albans.
Par Mar Store No. 15, 3890 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane.
Smoker Friendly's Liquor plus No. 8, 200 Great Teays Center, Scott Depot.
Clark's Pump N Shop, Route 35, Frazier's Bottom.
Establishments in compliance:
Rite Aid Pharmacy No. 966, 4016 State Route 34, Hurricane.
Eleanor Pool Room, 301 D Roosevelt Avenue, Eleanor.
D's 34 Tavern, Rt. 1 Box 114, Red House.
Par Mar Store No. 17, 2665 Main Street, Hurricane.
Dollar General Store 612, 3554 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane.
Rite Aid Pharmacy No. 4731, 3114 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane.
Little General Store No. 5115, 4044 Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot.
Kroger No. 784, 302 Teays Center, Scott Depot.
Big Kmart No. 3727, 101 Great Teays Blvd. Scott Depot.
Magic Mart No. 567, 300 Liberty Square Shopping Center, Hurricane.
Go Mart No. 83, Route 2 Box 4, Poca.
One Stop No. 27, 184 Main Street, Poca.
Buffalo Tiger Mart No. 184, 4200 Buffalo Road, Buffalo.
Rite Aid Pharmacy No. 141, 101-A Roosevelt Blvd. Eleanor.
Eleanor Foodland, Route 62, Eleanor.
Speedway No. 9363, 3399 Winfield Road, Winfield.
Pilot Travel Center No. 243, 4304 First Ave., Nitro.
Little General Store No. 5100, 2402 US Route 60, Hurricane.
Go Mart No. 25, 415 Hurricane Creek Road, Hurricane.
Sheetz No. 433, 104 State Route 19, Hurricane.
Fruth Pharmacy, 4012 Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot.
CVS Pharmacy No. 7124, 3901 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane.
Dollar General Store No. 10429, 4000 Buffalo Road, Buffalo.
The West Virginia Governors Highway Safety Program provided the funding for the compliance checks.
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