One person was arrested during a state police underage drinking initiative in Chenango and Otsego Counties.

The initiative occurred on May 28th. Retail establishments are checked using a trooper in plain clothes and one or more underage operative(s).

These underage operatives cannot lie about their age or give a fake date of birth if asked and they must provide their real IDs.

A clerk at a Smithville Flats, Chenango County business on State Highway 41 sold alcohol to a minor. They were issued an appearance ticket.

The following businesses were in compliance:

  • South Otselic Store, State Highway 26, South Otselic, NY
  • Byrne Dairy, East Main Street, Norwich, NY
  • Denny’s Wine & Liquors, Mitchell Street, Norwich, NY
  • Stewart’s Shop, North Canal Street, Oxford, NY
  • Mirabito, North Canal Street, Oxford, NY
  • Ye Olde Shanty, South Canal Street, Oxford, NY
  • Greene Spirits Liquor Store, Matteson Street, Greene, NY
  • Miraito, Genesee Street, Greene, NY
  • Sunoco/USA Mini Mart, State Highway 12, Greene, NY
  • Mirabito, South Broad Street, Morris, NY