Compliance Checks Conducted at Several Amarillo Locations

Members of the Amarillo Police Department Criminal Investigations Division conducted compliance checks at several area bars, convenience stores and restaurants Friday night.

At a convenience store, located in the 3800 block of southwest 6th Avenue, a clerk sold an alcoholic beverage to an underage patron who was acting under the guidance and supervision of APD detectives.

Serving or selling alcohol to a minor is a Class A Misdemeanor and punishable by a fine of to $4,000, jail time or both, and could have their driver’s license automatically suspended.