02 November 2022
Major Jeffrey A. VanAuken
Troop C Commander


All businesses checked during an Underage Drinking Initiative in Chenango County were in compliance for an initiative that took place on November 1, 2022. 

Ten business in compliance were:

  • Stewart’s Express, State Route 8, Guilford, NY
  • Smiley’s Stop N’ Shop, Main Street, Guilford, NY
  • B&W Wines & Liquors, West Main Street, Bainbridge, NY
  • Smiley’s, North Main Street, Bainbridge, NY
  • Sunoco/Country Store, South Main Street, Bainbridge, NY
  • Mirabito, East River Street, Bainbridge, NY
  • Speedway, State Highway 7, Bainbridge, NY
  • Afton Country Store, Maple Avenue, Afton, NY
  • Mirabito Quickway, Main Street, Afton, NY
  • Snake Bite Liquors, Main Street, Afton, NY

During the Underage Drinking Initiative, retail establishments are checked using a trooper in plain clothes and one or several underage operative(s) who cannot lie about their age or give a fake date of birth (if asked).  When asked for ID, they must show their real ID.  All New York State driver’s licenses are horizontal if the license holder is over the age of 21; if the license holder is under the age of 21, they are vertical.   


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