6 Stores Caught In Beer Sales Compliance Sting

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Six stores out of 13 sold to an underage buyer in a May 8 police sting.

The Chattanooga Police Department Regulatory Bureau and the Hamilton County Coalition conducted the compliance checks at several establishments in the Chattanooga area. 

The following establishments sold to the underage buyer and were cited to appear before the City Beer Board on June 5:

Smoke Mania, 4767 Highway 58, Suite 101

One Stop Shop, 1221 Grove St.

Kankus #5, 702 Central Ave.

Mapco Mart/Favorite Market $3673, 1265 E. 3rd St.

Tienda Maya, 1939 Central Ave.

Big H, 618 E. 38th St.

The following did not sell to the underage buyer: 

Red Fuel, 2601 Harrison Pike

Tobacco King, 4736 Highway 58

Tobacco Mart, 4850 Highway 58

BP Market, 1135 E. 3rd St.

Favorite Market #3678, 1221 E. Main St.

Roger’s Food Mart, 1408 E. Main St.

Kankus #3, 1910 Market St.


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