1/18/2013 4:48 PM
by Rebecca Turco
FAYETTEVILLE - Seven stores across Fayette County were cited in an underaged alcohol sales sting.
Fayette County Sheriff's Department found seven locations that sold to underaged minors on January 11. The Ansted Shell Store, Dorsey's Hogtails in Hico, New River Foodland in Hico, and Sherry's in Hico, Drifter's Bar in Glen Jean, the Cold Spot in Glen Jean and Sam's Place in Mount Hope.
The Sheriff's Department and the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage conducted a series of attempted underaged alcohol purchases from 32 locations across the county. These alcohol stings are performed several times a year, according to authorities. The violations remain under investigation.