5 Businesses Fail Alcohol Compliance Check

Friday, March 14, 2014

The Chattanooga Police Department Regulatory Bureau, The Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission and the Hamilton County Coalition conducted a series of compliance checks at several local businesses on Thursday, and five failed. 

Police sent an 18-year-old into the businesses where he attempted to purchase beer or liquor. Twelve businesses were checked and seven passed the checks, asking for identification and then refusing the sales. The five businesses that failed the check will appear either in front of the Chattanooga Beer Board or will face an administrative hearing with the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission at a later date.

The stores that passed the check were:

Favorite Market                              201 Browns Ferry Road

Kangaroo Express                           3740 Tennessee Ave.  

Logan’s Roadhouse                       3592  Cummings Highway

Shiva Food Mart                            303 Browns Ferry Road

Star Discount                                  125 Browns Ferry Road

Three Amigo’s                                3536  Cummings Highway

Tobacco Outlet                              3847 Cummings Highway  

Walgreens                                        3550 Broad Street

The stores that failed the check were:

Kangaroo Express                   234  Browns Ferry Road                  

Map Co                                       200 Browns Ferry Road  

 Las Margarita’s                        3100 Cummings Highway (both Liquor and Beer violations)

 Quik Stop                                   1300 North Holtzclaw                  

 Valley Wine and Spirit              3548 Cummings Highway       


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