23 March 2022
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Richard J. O’Brien
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On March 19, 2022, the New York State Police conducted an Underaged Drinking Enforcement Detail in Albany County. During the initiative 22 businesses were checked for compliance. Four people were charged with Unlawful Dealing with a Child 1st degree (A misdemeanor) after selling alcohol to persons under the age of 21.

The following businesses were NOT in compliance under the New York Beverage Control Law Section 65, Prohibited Sale to Person Under the Age of 21:

JT Maxie’s Bar & Grill, Wolf Rd, Albany, NY

Chili’s Grill & Bar, Wolf Rd, Colonie, NY

TGI Friday’s, Western Ave, Albany, NY

University Wine & Liquor, Western Ave, Albany, NY

 

The following establishments are recognized for their compliance:

Sunoco, Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211

Speedway, Wolf Rd, Colonie, NY 12205

Sand Creek Wine & Liquor, Wolf Rd Suite 2, Albany, NY 12205

Hannaford, Wolf Rd, Colonie, NY 12205

CVS, Sand Creek Rd, Colonie, NY 12205

Mobil, Sand Creek Rd, Colonie, NY 12205

Hooters, Wolf Rd, Colonie, NY 12205

BJ’s Wholesale Club, Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205

Empire Wine & Liquor, Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205

Target, Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205

Beer Universe, Central Ave, Albany, NY 12205

Stewart’s Shop, Fuller Rd, Albany, NY 12205

CVS, Western Ave Floor G, Albany, NY 12203

Top Shelf Wine & Liquor, Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203

Across the Street Pub, Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203

CVS, Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203

Sunoco, Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203

Rite-Aid, Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203

During these investigations, establishments are checked utilizing a trooper in plainclothes, and one or several underage operatives who cannot lie about their age or give a false date of birth. When asked for ID, they show their real ID. 

 

 

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