13 York County SC businesses sold alcohol to underage minors, police say

  • In US
  • 2022-01-26 17:37:17Z
  • By Rock Hill Herald

Law enforcement agents from South Carolina and York County issued 13 violations and citations late Tuesday for alleged underage sale of alcohol to minors, officials said.

A compliance check of businesses was done Tuesday by York County Alcohol Enforcement Team, which includes members of the county drug unit, Rock Hill Police Department, York County Sheriff's Office, and agents from South Carolina's State Law Enforcement Division, said B.J. Kennedy, commander of the York County drug unit.

The 13 businesses received violations of their alcohol licenses from SLED, Kennedy said. The persons who allegedly sold alcohol to minors working with law enforcement received citations, Kennedy said.

It is illegal in South Carolina to sell alcohol to anyone under age 21, state law shows.

Officials checked 100 businesses Tuesday, Kennedy said.

The citations, all misdemeanors, were given to businesses in Rock Hill, and Fort Mill, Kennedy said.. . The check is done to try and curtail underage drinking, Kennedy said.

According to information released by law enforcement, citations were given at the following businesses:

Rock Hill

Applebee's, 2227 Dave Lyle Boulevard.

Chili's Grill & Bar, 630 Tinsley Way.

Rock Hill Brewing and Millstone Pizza, 121 Caldwell St.

Courtyard by Marriott, 1300 River Run.

Fuji Japan, 2455 Cherry Road.

TJ's Family Restaurant, 1019 McConnells Highway.

Fort Mill

Spice Asian Kitchen, 251 Textile Way

Salmeri's Italian Kitchen, 526 Mercantile Place.

Tru by Hilton, 120 Crisanto Avenue.

Panchito's Mexican Grill, 3695 Foothills Way.

Let's Crab, 501 Crossroads Plaza.

Blue Olive Lounge, 929 Crossroads Plaza.

Towne Place Suites, 3519 Lakemont Boulevard.


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