DATE: November 5, 2021
SUBJECT: Three Oxnard Store Clerks Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minors
LOCATION: 7-Eleven, 2201 E. Gonzales Road, Circle K, 2200 N. Rose Avenue, Vallarta Supermarket, 2690 E. Vineyard Avenue
CONTACT: Rocky Marquez, Sergeant (805) 200-2337 | [email protected]
Three Store Clerks in the City of Oxnard Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minors
The Oxnard Police Department with assistance from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has cited three clerks in the City of Oxnard for selling alcohol to minors on November 5, 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 11 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.