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Sting operation targets underage alcohol sales

Sting operation targets underage alcohol sales
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POSTED: Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 6:04am

Five convenient stores clerks were arrested on October 23 after selling alcohol to minors in Ascension Parish.

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives teamed up with two 17-year-olds who went into 27 local convenience stores and attempted to purchase alcoholic beverages. At five of those stores, the minors were able to make purchases.

The individuals who were arrested for selling alcohol to the 17-year-olds were each issued summons for Unlawful Sale to Persons under 21. Those individuals are:

Kyle Sheets, 47, of  St. Amant 
LaTaunya Cage, 30, of Prairieville
Dana Brown, 34, of Geismar
Laterrika Sanders, 21, of Belle Rose
Ryan Avrill, 20, of Gonzales

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