15 September 2021
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


On September 9, 2021, New York State Police conducted an Underage Drinking Initiative that spanned four towns and two villages in Allegany County.

One location was found not in compliance with the laws dealing with the sale of alcohol to persons under the age of 21, The Store, in the town of Scio, NY.


As a result of the initiative, Meagan C. Gaylord, age 19 of Wellsville, NY was charged under the New York Alcoholic Beverage Control law, section 65 – Prohibited Sale to a Person Under the Age of 21.  Gaylord was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Scio Town Court in September 2021.


The following establishments were checked and in compliance, 7 Eleven, in the town of Almond, NY, Dollar General and Crosby’s, in the town of Alfred, NY, Uni-Mart, in the village of Alfred, NY, Crosby’s, in the town of Scio, NY, Short’s Grocery and Short’s Deli, in the town of Wellsville, NY, Marathon, Walgreens and 7 Eleven, in the village of Wellsville, NY.

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