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PCSO News Release

Media Contact:
Cash, Michele

Public Information Officer 
News Date: 11/9/2017 

 Operation Pop Top Results 

On Thursday, November 9, 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 Bartow, Mulberry, and Lakeland area. 12 stores were checked and 12 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: 

7- Eleven, 6175 South U.S. 98, Lakeland

RaceTrac, 1690 N. Broadway Ave, Bartow

Sunoco, 1385 N. Broadway Ave, Bartow

Circle K, 1020 N. Broadway Ave, Bartow

Sunoco, 1900 W. Main St., Bartow

Shell, 104 N. Church St., Mulberry

Murphy Express, 6801 N. Church St., Mulberry

7-Eleven, 7040 S.R. 37 N., Mulberry

Speedway, 6513 S. Florida Ave, Lakeland

RaceTrac, 6486 S. Florida Ave, Lakeland

7-Eleven, 4975 S. Florida Ave, Lakeland

RaceTrac, 3600 Harden Blvd., Lakeland