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3 Wicomico County Businesses Cited for Underage Alcohol Sales

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SALISBURY, Md.- Authorities say a routine compliance check conducted Wednesday by the Wicomico County Alcohol Task Force resulted in three businesses being cited for selling alcohol to underage buyers. 

John Groncki, chief liquor license inspector for the Wicomico Board of [Liquor] License Commissioners, said that of the 35 licensed establishments checked during "Operation Spot Check," three failed for a 91 percent pass rate.

- T’s Market, 400 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury 

- East Moon Japanese Steakhouse, 860 S. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury  

- Plaza Tapatia, 2715 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury 

The following 32 establishments passed the check, according to Groncki:

- Country Farm Store, 104 E. Gordy Road, Salisbury 

- Lucky Star, 208 N. Fruitland Blvd., Fruitland

- Center City Exxon, 500 S. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury

- Eagle Express Mart, 101 N. Camden Ave., Fruitland 

- Corner Market, 1 Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, Md.

- Quick Stop, 900 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury

- Salisbury Quick Stop, 2513 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury

- Thirsty’s, 9534 Ocean Hwy., Delmar, Md.

- Vintage Beer & Wine, 610 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury

- Country Farm, 821 Priscilla St., Salisbury 

- Brew River Bar & Restaurant, 502 W. Main St., Salisbury

- Pittstop Beer & Wine, 34430 Old Ocean City Road, Pittsville

- Cross Roads Food Mart, 2601 Old Ocean City Road, Salisbury

- Shore Stop, 7126 Friendship Road, Pittsville

- Willards Dash–In, 7201 Main St., Willards

- Delmar Tiger Mart, 8600 Ocean Hwy., Delmar, Md.

- Cheers, 1324 S. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury

- Stop & Shop, 403 Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, Md.

- Walston Switch Carry Out, 31997 Beaver Run Drive, Salisbury

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

- Fruitland Wine Rack, 100 W. Cedar Lane, Fruitland

- Autumn Grove Tiger Mart, 1801 Autumn Grove Road

- Beverage Barn, 444 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury

- Chicken Man, 824 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury 

- Royal Farm Store, 901 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury

- Eagle Express Mart, 1312 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury

- Express Lane, 4912 Snow Hill Rd, Salisbury

- Express Mart, 615 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury

- Truitt Street Goose Creek, 111 Truitt St., Salisbury

- Wetcher Whistle, 1220 Old Ocean City Road, Salisbury

- Thirsty’s South, 1053 S. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury

- Plaza Tapatia South, 1045 S. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury

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 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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