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Alcohol inspections held in Lincoln County

(WECT)
Published: Apr. 5, 2021 at 1:30 PM CDT
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol inspections in Lincoln County during the evening hours of Friday, April 2.

In total, 16 businesses were inspected. Three of those businesses sold alcohol to a minor for a non-compliance rate of 19 percent. Only one of the businesses failed to check the minor’s identification. The businesses included liquor stores, convenience stores, restaurants, and bars.

This project was supported in whole or part by grant #93.959 under the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Region II Human Services, and the Nebraska DHHS Division of Behavioral Health.

Businesses that sell alcohol to a minor are referred to the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission. Clerks who sell alcohol to a minor are cited for procuring alcohol for a minor. One of the businesses that sold alcohol to a minor was also cited for allowing a minor to serve alcohol.

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