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Wicomico Business Busted for Selling Alcohol to Minors

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SALISBURY, Md.- Authorities say a routine compliance check conducted by the Wicomico County Alcohol Task Force on Wednesday resulted in one business being cited for selling alcohol to minors. 

Named "Operation Spot Check," the operations involved the use of task force cadets for sales to underage persons at various licensed establishments throughout the county.

John Groncki, chief liquor license inspector for the Wicomico Board of [Liquor] License Commissioners, said that of the 37 establishments checked, the following failed:

- Top Ten, 825 W. Isabella St., 21801

The following 37 businesses passed, resulting in an 98 percent pass rate:

1) Cheers, 1324 S Salisbury Blvd., 21801

2) Cross Road Food Mart, 2601 Old Ocean City Road, 21804

3) Eagle Express Mart, 101 N Camden Ave. 21826

4) How Sweet It Is, 3601 Stockyard Road, 21822

5) E-Z Mart, 36308 Old Ocean City Road, 21874

6) Wetcher Whistle, 1220 Old Ocean City Road, 21804

7) Quick Stop, 900 Snow Hill Road, 21804

8) Quick Way Convenience Store, 1124 E. Main St. 21801

9) Red Fox Market, 107 S. Fruitland Blvd., 21826

10) Royal Farm Store, 901 Snow Hill Road, 21804

11) Fruitland Wine Rack, 100 E Cedar Lane, 21826.

12) Royal Farm Store, 1401 S Division St., 21804.

13) Country Farm, 821 Priscilla St., 21804

14) Shore Stop, 1215 Mt Hermon Road, 21801

15) Country Farm Store, 104 E Gordy Road, 21804

16) Delmar Tiger Mart, 8600 Ocean Gateway, 21875

17) Shore Stop, 1020 Eastern Shore Drive, 21801

18) Midway Mini Market, 7934 Jersey Road, 21801

19) Eagle Express Mart, 1312 N Salisbury Blvd., 21801

20) Tiger Mart, 2403 N Salisbury Blvd., 21801

21) Thirsty's South, 1053 S Salisbury Blvd., 21801

22) Vintage Beer & Wine, 610 Snow Hill Road, 21801

23) Center City Exxon, 500 S Salisbury Blvd., 21801.

24) Naylor Food Mart, 1111 N Salisbury Blvd., 21801

25) Quick Stop. 7181 Parsonsburg, 21850.

26) Walston Switch Carry Out, 31997 Beaver Run Drive, 21804.

27) Truitt Street Goose Creek, 111 Truitt St., 21801.

28) Sakura Japan, 811 S Salisbury Blvd., 21801.

29) Beverage Barn, 444 Snow Hill Road, 21804.

30) Boulevard Beer & Wine, 1 BI State Blvd., 21875.

31) Quick Food Mart, 900 N Salisbury Blvd., 21801.

32) Royal Farm Store, 27992 Ocean Gateway, 21801.

33) 2J's BBQ & Seafood, 28510 Ocean Gateway, 21804.

34) T's Market, 2805 N Salisbury Blvd., 21801.

35) Last Call, 1147 S Salisbury Blvd., 21801.

36) Wicomico County Liquor Dispensary, 807 S. Salisbury Blvd., 21801.

Groncki said the licensees of the establishments that failed the compliance checks will be required to appear before the Board of [Liquor] License Commissioners for a show cause hearing whereupon they could face fines or suspensions of their liquor licenses, or both. The clerks who sold the alcohol to the cadet will be charged by the officers of the task force, according to Groncki.

The task force is comprised of the Board of [Liquor] License Commissioners, Maryland State Police, the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office, the Salisbury and Fruitland police departments, as well as the Wicomico County State's Attorney's Office.
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