Fri February 17, 2012
17 Worcester Businesses Fail Underage Alcohol Compliance Checks
17 Worcester County businesses failed alcohol compliance checks when underage cadets with the Worcester County Office of the Sheriff, requested alcohol.
The compliance checks were conducted on Jan. 24, Jan. 31, and Feb. 2 of this year.
According to a report from Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, employees of the cited businesses did not ask for proper identification and the underage cadets were sold alcohol by 17 businesses , including Outback Steakhouse in West Ocean City, The Steer Inn Tavern in Berlin, Ruby Tuesday in Pocomoke and a 7-Eleven located on Coastal Highway in Ocean City.
Fines and suspensions of liquor licenses can result if businesses fail repeated compliance checks.