Business Cited During Compliance Checks in Pierce County by Liquor Control Board

“Liquor Control Board enforcement agents conducted 52 liquor compliance checks in conjunction with the Pierce County DUI Task Force. The March 17 operation focused around the Buckley, Sumner and Bonney Lake areas. During compliance checks, an 18- or 19-year-old operative entered either a restaurant or a grocery store to attempt to buy alcoholic beverages. Of the 52 compliance checks conducted, six businesses sold to a minor: – Log Cabin Pub and Eatery, 2719 East Valley Highway, Sumner;- Chevron Market Express, 18321 Highway. 410, Bonney Lake;- S & S Market, 723 Ainsworth S., Tacoma;- Qwik Mart, 21406 Highway. 410, Buckley;- Sumner Red Apple, 822 Alder Avenue, Sumner; and,- Tip Top Market, 6403 Steilacoom Blvd, Lakewood.Employees who sold alcohol to the minor operatives received a criminal citation. The liquor licensees will receive an administrative violation from the Liquor Control Board, with a proposed first time penalty of a five-day suspension or a $500 monetary option.”