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    Five Store Clerks In The City Of Oxnard Cited For Selling Alcohol To Minors

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    DATE: September 24, 2021

    SUBJECT: Five Oxnard Store Clerks Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minors

    LOCATION: 7-Eleven, 1955 S. Patterson Road

                         Doc’s Beer and Wine, 521 S. C Street

                         La Colonial Market, 520 E. Third Street

                         La Mexicana Market, 601 S. A Street

                         Raul’s Liquor, 942 E. Fifth Street

    CONTACT: Rocky Marquez, Sergeant (805) 200-2337 | [email protected]

    The Oxnard Police Department with assistance from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has cited five clerks in the City of Oxnard for selling alcohol to minors on September 24, 2021.  The actions were the result of a minor decoy operation in which minors, under the direct supervision of police officers, attempted to purchase alcohol from 15 retail licensees in the City of Oxnard.   

    Those who sold to the minor face a minimum fine of $250, and/or 24 to 32 hours of community service for a first violation.  In addition, ABC will take administrative action against the alcoholic beverage license of the business where alcohol was sold to a minor.  That may include a fine, a suspension of the license, or the permanent revocation of the license.

    Compliance checks are being conducted statewide to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors.  Statistics have shown that young people under the age of 21 have a higher rate of drunken driving fatalities than the general adult population.  The Oxnard Police Department is committed to reducing the availability of alcohol to minors.

    Minor Decoy operations have been conducted by local law enforcement throughout the state since the 1980s.  When the program first began, the violation rate of retail establishments selling to minors was as high as 40 to 50 percent.  When conducted on a routine basis, the rate has dropped in some cities as low as 10 percent or even below.  

    In 1994, the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the use of underage decoys is a valid tool of law enforcement to ensure that licensees are complying with the law.  

    Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) through the department’s Grant Assistance Program. ABC is a Department of the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency.

    DATE / TIME PREPARED:  September 24, 2021 / 10:00 p.m.

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