4 businesses fail alcohol compliance checksPublished 10:57am Friday, June 21, 2013
Four Fergus Falls businesses that sell alcohol failed alcohol compliance checks done by the Fergus Falls Police Department June 20, according to a news release. A total of 19 establishments were checked.
Northern Aire Lanes and Z103 Bar and Grill may receive a $500 civil fine, since it was their first failure in three years; Applebee’s could receive a $1,000 civil fine due to its second failure within three year; and Mabel Murphy’s faces a $2,000 civil fine for a third failure within three years, according to the news release.
Each employee who sold and/or served alcohol to the underage decoys may face a misdemeanor citation.
All businesses that were checked are members of the Fergus Falls Police Department’s Best Practices Program, which offers free training for alcohol servers.