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Sutter County Deputies Conduct Alcohol Decoy Operations

Friday, May 7, 2004 1:00 PM

For Immediate Release:

Sheriff’s Deputies with the assistance of underage Sheriff’s Cadets conducted both shoulder tap and decoy operations at several Sutter County off-sale liquor establishments. A total of twelve businesses were approached, with ten of those businesses refusing to sell alcohol to the minor(s). The following two arrests were made as a result of the alcohol investigations:

A clerk at Munger’s Market, 7803 South Butte Road, Sutter was arrested and charged with sale/furnishing alcohol to a minor. The clerk was identified as Cooper, Margaret May 43, of Sutter.

A shoulder tap investigation at the Quick Stop Market, 1620 Lincoln Road, Yuba City resulted in the arrest of Sanderson, Carroll Marc 37, of Yuba City, on a charge of sales/furnishing alcohol to a minor(s). Sanderson was approached in front of the store by an underage Sheriff’s Cadet and agreed to provide them with alcohol.

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Department attempted similar investigations at the following businesses but were refused service by the clerks and/or patrons at the store. Those businesses were identified as:

1) Neighborhood Store, 4313 South George Washington Blvd, Yuba City

2) Robbins Mercantile, 4895 Del Monte Avenue, Robbins

3) Global Market, 11277 Highway 99, Live Oak

4) Dhami’s Mini Mart, 1281 O’Banion Road, Yuba City

5) Quick Stop, 1285 Lincoln Road, Yuba City

6) Tim’s Market, 1619 Lincoln Road, Yuba City

7) Mike’s Mini Market, 1591 Franklin Road, Yuba City

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

9) Oswald Market, 1144 Oswald Road, Yuba City

10) Lincoln Market, 1197 Lincoln Road, Yuba City

Contact Person:

Bill Grove, Undersheriff, (530) 822-7307

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