30 face charges for selling alcohol to a minor

At some point, alcohol is okay. It even contributes to fun and enjoyment in parties and gatherings. It only becomes a negative thing as soon as one gets addicted to it. When this happens, alcohol can be a deadly enemy. It can cause diseases and accidents that can lead to death. This is why there are a lot of alcohol rehab and treatment facilities available today to help those who are in need.

However, it’s a sad thing when even the minors are affected of this problem. In Lake County, there is a case of illegal sale of alcohol to a minor. As this is an addiction blog, it hope to save the younger generation from getting addicted to alcohol. For those who are in need of immediate help, don’t hesitate to ask. There are people who are always willing to extend help.

 

Lake County law officers issued 29 misdemeanor citations for illegal sale of alcohol to a minor during a two-day undercover operation, the Sheriff’s Office said Monday.

A 30th person, Islam Niyazov, 50, of Clermont, was arrested and booked into the Lake County Jail because he was also charged during a similar operation last year, according to Sgt. Fred Jones.

Detectives from the Clermont, Eustis, Leesburg and Tavares police departments worked with the sheriff’s special investigation’s unit as part of the sting Wednesday and Thursday, Jones said. They visited a total of 78 stores, he said.

The most busts were made in Clermont, with 11, followed by five in Leesburg; three in Eustis; two each in Astor, Fruitland Park, Tavares and Umatilla; and one each in Altoona, Groveland and Lady Lake.

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