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PCSO News Release

Media Contact:
Cash, Michele

Public Information Officer 
News Date: 7/21/2017 

 Operation Pop Top Results  


On Thursday, July 20, 2017, PCSO deputies, along with the assistance of a PCSO Explorer (high school student volunteer), conducted “Operation Pop Top” in an effort to combat the illegal sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors in the Fort Meade, Frostproof, Lake Wales, and Babson Park areas. 20 stores were checked and 20 were in compliance.

"We are consistently encouraged that the vast majority of retailers in our area comply with the laws prohibiting selling alcohol to minors. We thank them for their diligence. Those who do not comply will be held accountable.”  Grady Judd, Sheriff

The following stores were in compliance: 

Plaza Food Store - 1995 Hwy 17 South, Bartow

Homeland Food Store - 6005 Hwy 17 South Homeland

Citgo - 822 N. Charleston Ave, Fort Meade

Circle K - 116 N. Charleston Ave, Fort Meade

Citgo - 825 S. Charleston Ave, Fort Meade

Sunoco - 3 E. Broadway St., Fort Meade

Mobil - 724 E. Broadway St., Fort Meade

Rahima-hey Foods - 5320 US 27, Frostproof

Sunoco Sun Ray Market and Deli - 5321 Hwy 27, Frostproof

Town Star - 7030 Hwy 27, Frostproof

Citgo Little Dixie #2 - 22 County Road 630 West, Frostproof

Sunoco - 230 Scenic Hwy S.,  Frostproof

Mini Macs - 910 N. Scenic Hwy, Babson Park

Saveway Food Mart - 328 Hwy 60 E., Lake Wales

Race Trac - 668 1740 State Road, Lake Wales

Lake Wales Food Mart - 3044 State Road 60 East, Lake Wales

Jani Marathon - 2531 Hwy 60 East, Lake Wales

Sunoco - 1349 State Road 60 East, Lake Wales

Central Citgo - 19509 Hwy 27,  Lake Wales

Lily Citgo - 20500 Hwy 27, Lake Wales