SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO-AM) On December 17, 2013, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted a compliance check of 26 off-sale alcohol establishments within the Sioux Falls city limits. Of the 26 establishments checked, 4 made a sale to a person under the age of 21.
The businesses that made sales were:
- Kings Mart at 3725 North Cliff Avenue
- Gas and Deals at 1329 North Main Avenue
- Pump ʼN Pak at 3700 North Potsdam Avenue
- Gas Stop at 3900 North Cliff Avenue
The clerks that sold to a minor were issued a citation for furnishing alcohol to a person 18–20 years old (SDCL 35-9-1.1) with a mandatory court appearance required.
Businesses making sales to underage persons may face fines, suspensions, or loss of their malt beverage licenses. In an effort to protect the young people of our community, the Sioux Falls Police Department will continue to do random alcohol compliance checks of all off-sale establishments within the city limits.