Forty-seven of 51 businesses in Lacey that sell alcohol passed an alcohol compliance check Saturday, according to the Lacey Police Department.
Using an underage and undercover operative, Lacey police checked 31 grocery, convenience and liquor stores, as well as 20 bars and taverns.
The following are the businesses that did not pass the compliance check:
• Infernos, 8825 Tallon Lane NE.
• Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, 1110 Galaxy Drive NE.
• 7-Eleven, 6211 Pacific Ave. SE.
• Los Amigos Grocery, 4507 Lacey Blvd.
Each business employee who made an illegal alcohol sale will be issued a citation, while the business will be referred to the state Liquor Control Board for further investigation, according to a news release.
The compliance checks were conducted in cooperation with the state Liquor Control Board and the Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Funding was provided by a grant through the prosecutor’s office Target Zero program, according to the news release.