Cracking down on selling to underage teens will result in less drinking and driving incidents, she said, and also deter sexual assaults.
“We felt that was important because this is a way to be protecting the juveniles in our community,” she said.
“We are sending a message,” Burchett said. “This was our first and it won’t be our last.”
An underage informant bought a can or bottle of alcohol from different locations, according to court records. Schwartz was at the Community Market, Hawes was at Pizza Plus in New Carlisle and Wright was at J &R Drive Thru.
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