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Sutter County Sheriff’s Deputies Conduct Tobacco Sting

Monday, December 22, 2003 3:30 PM

For Immediate Release:

Sutter County Sheriff’s Deputies recently conducted a tobacco sting at sixteen Sutter County businesses. During the operation, underage Sheriff’s Cadets went into the businesses and attempted to purchase tobacco products in violation of state law. The operation was deemed successful based on the information that only three businesses sold the products to the cadets. The clerks and businesses were identified as:

  1. Santhida Bartlemay, 27, of Sutter at Munger’s Market, 7803 South Butte Road, Sutter, on a charge of sales of tobacco to a minor.
  2. Said Abussarour, 41, of Yuba City at Mike’s Market, 1591 Franklin Road, Yuba City, on a charge of sales of tobacco to a minor.
  3. Balwinder Sidhu, 22, of Yuba City at AM/PM Mini Mart, 1332 Bogue Road, Yuba City, on a charge of sales of tobacco to a minor.

Thirteen clerks at other establishments refused to sell tobacco products to the undercover cadets and should be commended for complying with the law. Those businesses were identified as:


Contact Person and Telephone Number:

Bill Grove, Undersheriff (530) 822-7307

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