Five CL stores cited for selling tobacco to minors

Published: Thursday, March 14, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

CRYSTAL LAKE – Five businesses were cited when Crystal Lake police officers conducted a round of tobacco compliance checks. 

There are 40 businesses in the city that hold valid tobacco licenses and were checked March 7. 

The businesses cited for selling tobacco products to minors were Circle K, 220 E. Virginia St.; Crystal Lake Mart, 770 Virginia Road; downtown Crystal Lake Marathon, 90 Brink St.; Goga Phillips, 415 W. Virginia St.; and Oak Street Food and Liquor, 256 N. Oak St.

Crystal Lake police will continue the campaign in an effort to stop illegal tobacco sales to minors using community-based programs, retail education, enforcement and public awareness.

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