OSSINING, N.Y. Two restaurant/bars, a grocery store and a convenience store were charged with selling alcoholic beverages to minors during an undercover operation to check establishments with liquor licenses, police said.
McSorely's of 35 Main St., Karma Lounge of 175 Main St., La Placita of 152 South Highland Ave. and 7-Eleven of 230 North Highland Ave. were all issued tickets to appear in court at a later date after employees allegedly sold wine or spirits to an underage operative working with police.
The undercover operation was conducted on Aug. 18, police said. Over 20 establishments were visited by police and the underage operative who attempted to purchase beer or spirits in the businesses.
Also in Ossining:
- A 24-year-old Ossining man was arrested and turned over to New Castle Police after he was stopped for a traffic violation and found to be wanted on a warrant by the Town of New Castle for failure to appear in court, police said.
Pedro Rodriguez was operating a Volkswagen on South Highland Avenue on Aug. 20 at around 11:20 a.m. when he was stopped by Ossining Police Officer Ben Ervin.
- A resident of a second-floor apartment at 117 South Highland Ave. reported that an unknown white male about 5-foot 9-inches in height attempted to enter the apartment on Aug. 18 at about 10:30 a.m., police said.
Upon seeing the intruder attempt to enter through the apartment door, one of the occupants screamed and hurled a fish bowl at the man, who fled the area, police said. Investigations are ongoing.
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