CLEARWATER Clearwater police made arrests at nine stores Feb. 15 for sales to a person under 21.
The beach anti-crime team with help from AmeriCorps members conducted an alcohol sales detail, which resulted in nine clerks arrested at nine stores. All clerks were released with a notice to appear, except one from the CVS on Mandalay Avenue who had a prior charge for the same offense.
The stores are as follows:
Shortys Groceries, 1271 Gulf Blvd.
Surf Style, 315 S. Gulfview Blvd.
Havana Exclusive Cigars, 400 Mandalay Ave.
CVS Drug Store, 467 Mandalay Ave.
Shipwreck Bar, 657 N. Mandalay Ave.
Hess, 441 Chestnut St.
Pops Food Mart, 1208 N. Fort Harrison Ave.
North Garden Discount Food, 1504 N. Garden Ave.
Sunoco, 706 Drew St.
Several establishments refused to sell alcohol to decoys under 21.