13 Stores Cited For Selling To Minors

New Mexico – New Mexico state police say a four-county operation to crack down on liquor sales to minors ended with 13 stores cited.

The Department of Public Safety says it sent minors trying to buy alcohol into 94 licensed liquor stores or restaurants in Dona Ana, Luna, Grant, and Otero counties on Friday evening.

Agents also tried to get adults to buy them alcohol. Two people in Deming agreed and were arrested on felony charges.

Another operation was planned on Saturday night.

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