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Posted on: September 22, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Department Conducts Alcohol Compliance Checks

On September 15th, the Frederick Police Department conducted Alcohol Compliance Checks of commercial establishments selling Alcohol products within the City of Frederick. This is the first round of grant funded compliance checks within the City of Frederick.

Frederick Police Officers, with the help of underage volunteers, were able to check 31 businesses for compliance with state laws prohibiting the sale of alcohol products to minors. Of the 31 businesses checked, one business sold alcohol to an underage volunteer. This round of compliance checks yielded a 97% compliance rate. The Frederick Police Department would like to thank the following business establishments for their compliance with state laws:

Joey’s Express Convenience Store – 430 E. Patrick Street,
Plus Mart II – 1202 E. Patrick Street,
Frederick Basket Company - 12 North East Street,
Hop and Vine – 14 North Market Street,
Sunshine Liquors 701 Motter Avenue,
3-Star Liquors 1305 West 7th Street,
Ye Old Spirits Shop – 1005 West 7th Street,
Rosehill Service Station – 1561 Opossumtown Pike,
Village Mart 8301 River Run Road,
Riverside Liquors 1299-A Riverbend Way,
Lucky Liquors – 100 South Jefferson Street,
Frederick Getgo – 1000 West Patrick Street,
Willowtree Liquors – 5 Willowdale Dr. Ste. 8,
Golden Mile Liquors – 50 N. McCain Drive,
Waverley Beer & Wine – 45-A Waverley Drive,
Old Farm Liquors – 2190 Old Farm Drive,
Spin the Bottle Wine Co. – 220 East Patrick Street,
East Patrick St. Liberty – 826 East Patrick Street,
Rosedale Ice – 300 North East Street Unit A,
East Street Liberty – 1301 North East Street,
Market on Market – 109 N. Market Street,
Frederick Discount Liquors – 529 North Bentz Street,
H&R Food Market - 89 South Market Street,
Fox’s Sport & Bait - 501 South Market Street,
Manny Mart – 119 South Market Street,
Whittier Liquors – 2401 Whittier Drive Ste. A&B,
Amber Meadows Liquors - 183C Thomas Johnson Drive,
Frederick Wine House - 7820 Wormans Mill Road,
Beckley’s Country Store - 7611 A Willow Road,
Golden Mile Tiger Mart/Exxon - 1380 West Patrick Street.

The following establishments did not comply with the law and offenders were issued citations:

Snax – Old Farm 2050 Yellow Springs Road,

This round of compliance checks was one prevention strategy of the Frederick County – Alcohol Prevention Initiative Coalition (FC-API) strategic plan to address underage drinking issues in Frederick. Other prevention strategies planned for the next several months include parent education workshops, alcohol merchant trainings, and marketing messages to parents and adults.

Funding for the community-based Frederick County – Alcohol Prevention Initiative Coalition and the activities of the strategic plan are provided by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Behavioral Health Administration.

Author of Press Release: OFC K Strong 301-600-7503
PIO: LT C Pennington: 301-600-3935

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