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Statesboro police: Alcohol compliance checks revealed 9 violations
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The Statesboro Police Department found nine businesses in violation of the prohibition against selling alcohol to underage customers during Alcohol Beverage Control Operations that took place Thursday through Saturday.

During the ABC Operations, police officers checked 38 businesses. Eight of the violations were found at retail establishments that sell alcohol for off-premises consumption, such as convenience stores and grocery stores.

One violation was found out of 17 checks at establishments licensed for on-premises consumption — at RumRunners — police said in a news release issued Wednesday.

The following retail establishments were found to be in violation of the prohibition against selling alcohol to people under age 21:

— Clyde's #37 (Shell), Fair Road
— Clyde's #48, U.S. Highway 301 South
— Food World, Fair Road
— K&J Food Mart, West Main Street
— Sparkers, Northside Drive West
— Time Saver, North Main Street
— Two Guys, College Plaza
— Fast & Easy, Lanier Drive

The following retail establishments were checked and not found in violation:

— Fast & Easy, University Plaza
— Bi-Lo, Northside Drive East
— Clyde's #76, Fair Road
— Gate #227, Northside Drive East
— Gate #226, South Main Street
— Food World, Northside Drive West
— Kmart, Northside Drive East
— Parker's, U.S. Highway 80 East
— Express, Northside Drive West
— Wal-Mart, Northside Drive East
— Walgreens, Northside Drive East
— Discount Beverage & Tobacco, Northside Drive East
— Enmark, Northside Drive West

The following establishments licensed to serve alcohol for on-premises consumption were checked, and no violations were found:

— Millhouse Steak House, Statesboro Place Circle
— Dingus Magee's, Georgia Avenue
— GATA's, Lanier Drive
— Gnat's Landing, South Main Street
— South City Tavern, Chandler Road
— Midtown Bar & Grill, Brannen Street
— Loco's, Briarwood Lane
— Retrievers, University Plaza
— Fuzzy's Taco Shop, Statesboro Place Circle
— Rusty's Tavern, University Plaza
— Ruby Tuesday, Northside Drive East
— Buffalo Wild Wings, Northside Drive East
— El Sombrero, Buckhead Drive
— El Sombrero, Fair Road
— Applebee's, Northside Drive East
— Chili's, Commerce Drive


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