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PCSO News Release

Media Contact:
Cash, Michele

Public Information Officer 
News Date: 10/5/2017 

 Operation Pop Top Results  

On Wednesday, October 4, 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 Lakeland area. 6 stores were checked and 5 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: 

Citgo – 1154 N Galloway Rd., Lakeland

Circle K – 3100 N Galloway Rd., Lakeland

Circle K – 4415 Old Kathleen Rd., Lakeland

Nick and Moe’s Citgo – 4410 Kathleen Rd., Lakeland

Circle K – 3808 Deeson Rd., Lakeland

 20-year-old Ryan Reddick of Lakeland, who works at the Citgo located at 6403 Kathleen Road in Lakeland was arrested and charged with selling alcohol to a minor