FAIRFIELD — Fairfield police arrested several individuals Friday for allegedly buying alcohol for minors.
According to a news release, officers conducted several operations outside of businesses in the city that are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
The businesses were located on North Texas Street, East Travis Boulevard, Union Avenue and West Texas Street.
In the operation, officers used underage decoys to ask people to purchase alcoholic beverages for them.
Police arrested four people who allegedly purchased alcohol for the minors or arranged the purchase of alcohol for the decoys.
Jose Manuel Gomez-Alvarado, 21; Clarence Carraway, 34; Ramon Le Rome Brown, 23; Miguel Garcia Valencia, 48, all of Fairfield, were arrested on suspicion of furnishing alcohol to a person under 21.
During the sting, officers also identified and arrested a fifth person, 24-year-old William Davis of Fairfield, on an outstanding warrant.
The operation was funded by a grant provided by the Solano County Supervisors and Fairfield’s Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Task Force.
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