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Sutter County Sheriff's Department Conducts Tobacco Sting

Tuesday, February 24, 2004 9:30 AM

For Immediate Release:

Sutter County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by underage Sheriff’s Cadets conducted a tobacco decoy operation at seventeen businesses in Sutter County. The sting operation led to the arrest of two clerks on charges of selling tobacco products to a minor. The were identified as: Barbara Ann Alvarado, 57, of Live Oak, a clerk at King’s Market, 10153 Live Oak Boulevard, Live Oak. The second arrest was Gurjit Singh, 22, of Live Oak, a clerk at Petro Star Food Mart, 9545 Live Oak Boulevard, Live Oak. Both were cited and released.

The other fifteen businesses and their clerks should be commended for refusing to sell tobacco products to minors. Those businesses were identified as:

Bootlegger Discount Liquor, and Video, 9915 Live Oak Boulevard, Live Oak

Tiff’s Mini Mart, 9881 Live Oak Boulevard, Live Oak

Bill’s Market and Deli, 1443 Franklin Road, Yuba City

Quick Stop Market, 1285 Bogue Road, Yuba City

Lincoln Market, 1197 Lincoln Road, Yuba City

Mike’s Market, 1591 Franklin Road, Yuba City

AM-PM Mini Market, 1332 Bogue Road, Yuba City

99 Discount Store, 10017 Live Oak Boulevard, Yuba City

More-for-Less, 100020 Live Oak Boulevard, Yuba City

Neighborhood Store, 4313 South George Washington Boulevard, Yuba City

Super Stop Market, 2494 Archer Avenue, Live Oak

Sunny’s Market, 9820 Broadway, Live Oak

MG Liquor Market, 2920 Pennington Road, Live Oak

Boone’s Mini Mart, 10375 Live Oak Boulevard, Live Oak

Contact Person and Telephone Number:

Bill Grove, Undersheriff: (530) 822-7307

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