Stores in Troup County cited for selling alcohol to minors

Published 6:30 am Saturday, September 25, 2021

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The Troup County Sheriff’s Office have cited 10 stores in the Troup County area for selling alcoholic products to minors, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office.

On Thursday, investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted an operation targeting the sale of alcohol to minors from the businesses. Investigators checked 19 locations in Troup County during the investigation and found that 10 locations did sale alcohol to a person under the age of 21.

The clerks making the transaction at the stores were issued a citation for the charge of sale of alcohol to a minor. No minors were charged in this investigation. The locations in which the clerks were issued citations are:

  • Hamilton Food Mart – Hamilton Rd.
  • Super G – Hamilton Rd.
  • Shell store – Rosemont
  • Marathon store – Rosemont
  • Shell store – Upper Big Springs Rd
  • Valero – Bartley Rd.
  • Marathon – Roanoke Rd.
  • West Point Trading Post – West Point Rd.
  • Ribitz – West Point Rd
  • West Point Grocery and Lottery – West Point Rd.