All Six Guilty

Last month's under age alcohol sting resulted in six guilty convictions. All six individuals cited for selling alcohol to an underage, undercover officer were found guilty for their infraction of the beer laws and fined $50.00 plus court costs. LCPD plans more stings in the future.

The information will now be turned over to the Lenoir City Beer Board for any actions necessary against the businesses.


PRESS RELEASE

March 21, 2007

On February 23, 2007 the Lenoir City Police Department conducted an undercover operation checking compliance with establishments that serve and sell beer in Lenoir City. There were six employees at six different establishments that were cited for selling beer to an underage Knoxville Police Department Cadet.

On March 21, 2007 all six of the cited individuals were found guilty of selling beer to a minor in Loudon County General Sessions Court.

The following list shows the establishment and the employee that was found guilty:

            KenJo Market #18                               Sharon Goodwin Bays

            West Hills Market                                Bobby Joe Fritts

            Calhounís @ the Marina                       Kevin Eugene Neely

            Chiliís                                                   Ashley Christina Key

            Monterey Mexican Restaurant              Roberta B. Benavides

            Ruby Tuesday                                      Debra Lee Allen

If you have any questions please contact the Lenoir City Police Department.

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