6 Clarksville businesses cited for selling alcohol to undercover minor
CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Authorities on Wednesday dispatched undercover minors to restaurants and liquor stores in Clarksville to see if anyone was selling to these minors. Of the 24 companies audited, six sold alcohol to an undercover minor – 25% of establishments.
Officers from the special operations unit of the Clarksville Police Department and the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission conducted the undercover operation, according to a press release from the police sergeant. Charles Gill.
The companies where the employees were charged are:
- La Plaza Mexican Restaurant – 1068 S. Riverside Drive
- O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar # 205 – 674 Riverside Drive
- Naru Korean BBQ – 2088 Lowes Drive
- Shogun – 120 Morris Road
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott – 120 Fairbrook Place
- Crocker’s Fine Wine & Liqueurs – 224 Dover Road
Employees face criminal charges, while business licensees will have to appear before the Clarksville Beer Board and / or the Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Commission.
Obey the law
Eighteen establishments complied with state law, checked IDs and did not sell alcohol to the underage customer, Gill said. These companies are:
- El Pancho Villa Grill – 894 Highway 76, Suite 107
- Don Pancho Mexican Restaurant – 2365 Madison St.
- Harbor Café – 2131 Lowes DriveChili’s Grill & Bar – 2127 Lowes Drive
- O’Charleys Restaurant and Bar – 2792, boul. Wilma Rudolph.
- Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery – 2790 Wilma Rudolph Blvd.
- Buffalo Wild Wings – 110 S. Hampton Place
- El Bracero – 112 Morris Road
- Hilton Garden Inn – 290, chemin Alfred Thoune
- Dos Margaritas Mexican Grill – 1273 Northfield Drive
- Guacamoles – 1490 Tiny Town Road
- Gladiator Brewing Co. – 214 Tiny Town Road
- Salon Arirang – 2647, boul. Fort Campbell.
- Sakura Japanese Steakhouse – 1345 Fort Campbell Blvd.
- Hookah 21 – 138 University Ave.
- Revel House Pub & Eatery – 140 University Ave.
- Favorite Liqueurs – 2570 Madison St.
- Queen City Liquors – 101 Profit Drive, Suite A