Undercover liquor investigations yield three citations


Police carried out three undercover liquor investigations Friday night.

Marty Ellington was issued a citation for sale of alcohol to a person under age 21 at 9:30 p.m. Friday while working at the Hi C Market, 910 High Street, after an undercover, underaged informant went inside and bought a beer.

Police also wrote a citation to Terisa Tubbs, working at the Knox Building tavern, 110 West Federal St., after the undercover informant was allowed to enter the tavern after showing an ID, then served beer.

Hesham Lawanseh was cited with the same offense after the undercover informant went to Petra Food Mart, 2402 South Ave., at 10:20 p.m. and bought beer from Lawanseh at the register, police said.

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