Fairfield police cite 7 businesses in tobacco sting

By From page A3 | February 05, 2013

FAIRFIELD — Police cited seven businesses Saturday in Fairfield that reportedly sold tobacco products to minors.

Fairfield police conducted a sting with minors as decoys that attempted to buy tobacco products. Of the 38 businesses targeted, seven reportedly sold to the minor.

Employees at ARCO AM/PM at 105 Lopes Road, Union 76 at 134 Pittman Road, Chevron at 2990 Travis Blvd., Union Food and Liquor at 400 Union Ave., Kwik Serve at 1530 W. Texas St., Rock On at 1630 N. Texas St. and Liquor Tree at 1972 N. Texas St. were all suspected of selling to a minor and were issued citations.

The investigation was funded through a grant from the Solano County Board of Supervisors and Fairfield’s Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Task Force.

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Danny Bernardini

Danny Bernardini

Danny is a newspaper man born and raised in Vacaville. He attended Chico State University and has written for the Enterprise Record and the Reporter. Covers the City of Fairfield, education and crime. A's, Warriors and Saints fan. Listener of vinyl, frequent visitor to the East Bay. Registered "decline to state" voter. Loves a good steak.

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  • Former FF residentFebruary 05, 2013 - 2:49 pm

    Isn't it illegal for a minor to purchase or possess tobacco as well? What a waste of money & time.

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