RIVERBANK (CBS13) — Authorities say four people have been arrested in an underage alcohol furnishing sting in Riverbank.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department undertook the “Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation” on Friday. Using a minor being monitored by a law enforcement officer, the decoy stands outside a store and asks people going inside to buy them alcohol.READ MORE: Trailblazer Flew Through Glass Ceilings As First Female African American Pilot To Fly U-2 Aircraft
Agents then arrest and cite the person if they agree to buy the minor the booze.READ MORE: Pressure Behind The Wheel: Sacramento Mover Drove Historic Victorian Mansion Through San Francisco
In total, the sheriff’s office say four adults were arrested in Friday’s operation. The suspects face a minimum $1,000 fine and 24 hours of community service.
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The names of the people arrested, as well as the specific store they were arrested outside of, have not been disclosed.