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PCSO News Release

Media Contact:
Eleazer, Carrie

Public Information Officer 
News Date: 8/26/2016 

 Operation Pop Top Results 


On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, PCSO School Resource deputies, along with the assistance of a PCSO Explorer (high school student volunteers), conducted “Operation Pop Top” in an effort to combat the illegal sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors, in the Eagle Lake and Winter Haven areas. Nine stores were checked, and all but one store was in compliance.

The following stores were in compliance: 

Citgo – 150 S. 5th St, Eagle Lake

Eagle Lake Super Market – 15 W. Central Ave, Eagle Lake

Chevron – 558 N 5th St, Eagle Lake

RaceTrac – 11023 US Hwy 17 N, Eagle Lake

Wawa – 1490 3rd St SW, Winter Haven

Sunoco – 1202 6th St NW, Winter Haven

Magic Mart – 1250 6th St NW, Winter Haven

RaceTrac – 810 Havendale Blvd NW, Winter Haven 

The clerk at the following store was arrested for selling alcohol to a minor:

36-year-old Shirley Maple, of Winter Haven, who works at the Mobil convenience store located at 1509 Havendale Blvd NW in Winter Haven.