Two peo­ple charged with sell­ing liquor to mi­nor

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - LOCAL NEWS - Free­man staff

RHINEBECK >> Two peo­ple have been charged with sell­ing liquor to a mi­nor at lo­cal stores, state po­lice said Tues­day.

On Friday, a 19-yearold fe­male su­per­vised by a plain-clothed trooper tried to buy al­co­holic bev­er­ages at 19 busi­nesses in the town of Hyde Park and the towns and vil­lages of Rhinebeck and Red Hook, po­lice said. The min­i­mum age for buy­ing al­co­hol in New York state is 21.

The two peo­ple who al­legedly sold liquor to the teen, ac­cord­ing to po­lice, were:

• Martha Pock­ett, 53, of Pleas­ant Val­ley, ar­rested at Bour­bon Street Liquors, 4228 Al­bany Post Road (U.S. Route 9), Hyde Park, and charged with sell­ing al­co­hol to a mi­nor, a vi­o­la­tion of the state al­co­holic bev­er­age con­trol law.

• Olivia Brandt, 19, of Rhinebeck, ar­rested at Rhinebeck Mo­bil, 142 East Mar­ket St. in the vil­lage of Rhinebeck and charged with sell­ing al­co­hol to a mi­nor.

In the vil­lage of Red Hook, Ste­wart’s Shop, 7558 N. Broad­way, and Sunoco, 7519 N. Broad­way, were in com­pli­ance, po­lice said. In the town of Red Hook, Ste­wart’s Shop, 7243 S. Broad­way, was in com­pli­ance, they said.

In the town of Rhinebeck, the Mo­bil gas sta­tion, 6885 U.S. Route 9, was in com­pli­ance, and in the vil­lage of Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck Wine & Liquors, 41 E. Mar­ket St., and Park Plaza Liquors, 16 S. Par­son­age St., were in com­pli­ance, po­lice said.

On U.S. Route 9 in Hyde Park, the Shell gas sta­tion, Liquo­rama, Park Bev­er­age, Ste­wart’s Shop and Speed­way were in com­pli­ance; while on state Route 9G in Hyde Park, Ste­wart’s Shop, K&D Deli, Krausers Deli and the Mo­bil gas sta­tion were in com­pli­ance, po­lice said.

The Deerview Deli on Route 9G in Staats­burg and K&D Deli on Wash­ing­ton Av­enue in the town of Pough­keep­sie also were in com­pli­ance, po­lice said.

The state Liquor Au­thor­ity as­sisted in the in­ves­ti­ga­tion, po­lice said.

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