On Thursday, September 2, 2021, the New York State Police Barracks in East Meadow conducted an Underage Drinker Enforcement Operation in the village of Freeport. During the operation, 2 retail establishments were cited for selling an alcoholic beverage to an undercover State Police operative under the age of 21.
Arrested and charged with Unlawful Dealing with a Child in the First Degree and Prohibited Sale of an Alcoholic Beverage was:
Christian Molina, 18, of Freeport, NY, a clerk at 7-11, Merrick Road in Freeport.
Martina Elaskar-Sarli, 22, of Freeport, NY, a clerk at Liquor Warehouse of Freeport, Buffalo Avenue in Freeport.
The following establishments were also checked and found to be in compliance:
1.) Gas Sale – Merrick Rd, Freeport.
2.) Crosstown Wines and Spirits – Main St, Freeport.
3.) Conoco – Merrick Rd, Freeport.
4.) Freeport Mini Mart – West Merrick Rd, Freeport.
5.) Babu Wine and Liquor – West Merrick Rd, Freeport.
6.) Giv N Go Gas Station - Merrick Rd, Freeport.
7.) Sunoco Gas Station – West Merrick Rd, Freeport.
8.) 7-11 – Sunrise Highway, Freeport