Sutter Deputies Conduct Alcohol Buy/Shoulder Tap Program
Friday, February 21, 2003 12:01 AM
For Immediate Release:
Sutter County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by Agents from the Alcoholic Beverage Control conducted a series of alcohol buys and shoulder taps at several businesses in the Live Oak area. Using underage Sheriff’s Cadets, alcoholic beverages were purchased from the clerk at the El Centro Market, 10374 Live Oak Boulevard, Live Oak. This action resulted in the arrest of clerk Barcenas Calderon Reyes, 22, of Marysville, on charges of selling/furnishing alcohol to a minor. He was cited and released.
A shoulder tap operation was conducted in front of MG Liquor & Grocery, 2920 Pennington Road, Live Oak. This resulted in the arrest of Jose Luis Morales Agular, 24, of Live Oak, on charges of sell/furnishing alcohol to a minor.
A second shoulder tap operation was conducted in front of Sunny’s Market, 9820 Broadway, Live Oak. This resulted in the arrest of James David Scarberry, 56, of Live Oak, on charges of sell/furnishing alcohol to a minor.
A third shoulder tap was attempted in front of the Super Stop Market #2, 2494 Archer Avenue, Live Oak. The clerk in this case took the appropriate action and requested the undercover cadets leave the area.
These actions are a continuing partnership with the Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Sutter County Sheriff’s Department in an effort to reduce the ability of underage persons from obtaining alcohol in Sutter County.
Contact Person and Telephone Number:
Bill Grove, Undersheriff (530) 822-7307View PDF version of this press release