Compliance Checks Held in Hall/Hamilton Counties

(Grand Island, Neb.)-  Six businesses in Hall and Hamilton counties were found to be non-compliant during recent compliance checks conducted by the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), in conjunction with the Grand Island Police Department and Hall County Sheriff’s Office.

On Friday, Sept. 11, compliance checks were conducted at 110 businesses in Hall County. During the checks, four businesses were found to be non-compliant after selling alcohol to a minor. Compliance checks in Hamilton County were conducted at 17 businesses with two businesses found to be non-compliant after selling alcohol to a minor.

The retail outlets checked during the effort included convenience, liquor and grocery stores as well as restaurants and bars. Law enforcement performs compliance checks to ensure businesses are complying with the state’s alcohol laws and to decrease youth access to alcohol.

Compliance checks in Hall and Hamilton Counties were conducted thanks in part to a $3,300 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS).