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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
Thursday January 16th, 2020 :: 07:35 a.m. PST


Stanislaus Sheriff's Conduct "Shoulder Tap" Operation with ABC

A “Shoulder Tap” operation is designed to prevent youth access to alcohol and discourage adults from purchasing or furnishing alcohol for minors.

On 01/10/2020 Stanislaus County Sheriff Deputies, using under age Sheriff’s Explorers as decoys conducted a “Shoulder Tap” operation. During the seven-hour operation the decoy’s contacted twenty people at 8 ABC licensed businesses. Three adults purchased alcohol for the decoys.

Each adult received a citation for furnishing alcohol to a minor and are scheduled to appear in the Superior Court in Stanislaus County. They could face a fine of up to $1000 and 24-32 hours of community service.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

For further information please contact;
Deputy Patrick McCulloch
(209) 869 7162

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
250 Hackett Road
Modesto, CA 95358

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-567-4401

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